Carbon is officially the guy no one wants at the party anymore. President Obama came out strongly for carbon constraints in his recent speech, China will soon introduce a carbon tax, and the European Union has various mechanisms in place to put a price on carbon. In the video below, Motley Fool contributor Sara Murphy discusses some potential risks and opportunities that would emerge if carbon were to become more expensive. Spoiler alert: Natural gas comes out looking pretty good.
Jul 3, 2013 at 8:05AM
Sara has been writing about and analyzing companies from a sustainable investment perspective for the last 15 years. An ardent optimist, she believes that it is entirely possible for all stakeholders to benefit and profit from companies' ingenuity and innovation. Follow @SMurphSmiles
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