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Kitzhaber joins western governors in a call to put a price on carbon

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By Christine Williams
Sustainable Business Oregon

In a joint statement with the other regional leaders who make up the Pacific Coast Collaborative, Gov. John Kitzhaber joined a call that supports a price on carbon.

Kitzhaber joins western governors in a call to put a price on carbon

OR Gov. John Kitzhaber

In a joint statement with the other regional leaders who make up the Pacific Coast Collaborative, Gov. John Kitzhaber joined a call that supports a price on carbon.

While the statement itself, issued Wednesday, is far from controversial, it represents the first time the political leaders of California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia have voiced support for putting some kind of financial mechanism in place to reduce the region's reliance on carbon.

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