‘Risky Business’ billionaire bankers prop up federal carbon taxes

By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org Ramping up the focus on the economic consequences of global warming, the newly minted Risky Business Project has unveiled a report predicting billions of dollars in damage if government fails to intervene. The report is laden with photos of recent hurricanes, floods, and storms, hoping to connect these weather events to the burning of fossil fuels and the connection to a changing climate. The news conference accompanying the launch of the report Tuesday featured several of the Risky Business committee members, a who’s who of government and Wall Street titans who have all had a hand in steering hundreds of billions in public and private […]