Congressional Letter: Carbon tax would harm U.S. industrial competitiveness with no environmental benefit

In a letter to Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO), ACCF Executive Vice President George David Banks highlights ACCF support for climate mitigation and adaptation, but opposes policies that damage the industrial competitiveness of America and harm our middle class and poor. Accordingly, it disagrees with those who promote government regulation and measures like the national carbon tax that simply aim to increase the cost of conventional energy sources. Instead, the ACCF believes that the federal government should embrace free market strategies that lower the cost of clean energy technologies so that they are competitive with fossil fuels.

Read the full letter here (PDF).