"As a businessman, it's hard to speak favourably about any new tax, but a carbon tax strikes me as a more direct, more transparent and more effective approach," Rex Tillerson, CEO of the Irving, Texas based company, said Thursday at the Woodrow Wilson international center for scholars in Washington.
At a Dec. 11 event in Chicago, Tillerson, 56, said he preferred a carbon tax to carbon trading programs such as the type used in Europe.
I don't know about you, but my Suburban will roll right by every Exxon station without even lifting off the accelerator.
Here's a thought: Those of us who drive vehicles that emit large quantiies of "green house gas" (strangely enough due to the consumption of large quantities of Exxon main product) purchase our petroleum elsewhere. We could all burn Shell or BP while the greenies in their death trap disposable micro-cars patronize Exxon. It wouldn't take long for the Rockefellers to fire the Tinman and hire a CEO with a brain.