Senior Republican statesmen propose replacing Obama’s climate policies with a carbon tax

The Washington Post
February 7, 2017
By Chris Mooney and Juliet Eilperin

Representatives from a coalition of veteran Republican officials — including five who have either served as treasury secretary or as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers — met Wednesday with White House officials to discuss the idea of imposing a national carbon tax, rather than using federal regulations, to address climate change.