Exxon Mobil (XOM) pulls back from apparent support of a carbon tax, as a senior exec clarifies:...

|About: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)|By:, SA News Editor

Exxon Mobil (XOM) pulls back from apparent support of a carbon tax, as a senior exec clarifies: The company isn’t exactly pushing for the tax, but it's the best policy option if lawmakers impose a cost on emissions of greenhouse gases. Carbon taxes are receiving fresh attention in policy wonk and climate activist circles despite dim political prospects for enacting them.