The oil industry says it might support a carbon tax – here's why that could be good for producers and the public alike

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The oil industry's lobbying arm, the American Petroleum Institute, suggested in a new draft statement that it might support Congress putting a price on carbon emissions to combat climate change.

Keeping trees in the ground where they are already growing is an effective low-tech way to slow climate change

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Protecting forests is an essential strategy in the fight against climate change that has not received the attention it deserves. Trees capture and store massive amounts of carbon. And unlike some strategies for cooling the climate, they don't require costly and complicated technology.