American business executives are increasingly resigned to the fact that carbon controls are coming. Some 17 bills for cap-and-trade schemes to limit greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel energy sources are floating through the halls of Congress. Both Republican and Democratic Party presidential candidates favor limits on greenhouse gas emissions. Limiting carbon dioxide will have far-reaching effects on every business in America, ranging from energy production, transportation, food and beverages to retail. Right now, Congressional committees are meeting to pick which industries and companies will be winners and which losers in the great carbon rationing brawl. Executives who know this are likely to be winners; those who are oblivious or think it doesn't concern them are going to be losers.
Source: Chief Executive, http://www.chiefexecutive.net
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