Stance on climate change becoming PR disaster for U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce opposes climate change legislation if it hurts the American economy. This “obstructionist” stance, as one Chamber member put it, has caused many high-profile members to peel away from the group, canceling their subscriptions to the Chamber’s business associations and lobby services. Utility company PG&E started the trend, followed by PNM, Exelon, Nike and now Apple. Even though the Chamber has more than 3 million dues paying members, these departures are a b…

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