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Lawmaker Education & Advocacy Day (LEAD) on Carbon Pricing will bring together businesses large and small, from sectors across the American economy, in Washington, D.C. to call on Congress to pass meaningful climate legislation—including a price on carbon.

With a cascade of new scientific findings and economic research showing the increasing impacts of climate change, growing public support for climate action, and an increasing number of bipartisan carbon pricing bills, now is the time for the U.S. business community to make clear to Congress that a carbon price is a critical tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and supporting future economic growth.

Climate change is an urgent threat to the American economy.
Businesses are taking action to reduce emissions, but they can’t tackle the problem without strong leadership from Congress.
Lawmakers must put forward a policy response equal to the severity of the challenge—and that should include a meaningful price on carbon.

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