Bonus Beltway energy and climate notes

Axios Generate

Executives with corporate heavyweights like Exxon, Ford and IBM are meeting with Democratic and Republican senators this week on climate policy.

Where it stands: The meetings are under the banner of the Climate Leadership Council, a group of companies and environmental groups pushing a carbon tax that would return the revenues to the public.

Why it matters: It represents fresh political efforts to inject carbon pricing into Capitol Hill discussions, even though the barriers are very formidable .

The CLC did not disclose the list of lawmakers, but Sen. Dick Durbin, the chamber’s number 2 Democrat who has introduced carbon fee legislation, announced he had met with them.

Argus Media has more .

Be part of the solution

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Climate Leadership Council. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact