Although opponents have long described efforts to reduce the effects of climate change by taxing carbon as a job killer that businesses oppose, a new report indicates that businesses "have sensed the direction of climate change policy in America and have decided to prepare to profit from it," Forbes reports. CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project), an "international, not-for-profit organization that provides the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information," released a report recently that shows that many of the biggest U.S. companies, including oil giants, have "accepted a price for carbon and incorporated it into their normal business planning." Whether through a "simple tax or a market-based cap-and-trade type system," a price on carbon appears to be the most likely mechanism that regulators will use to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the article said. For more, read the full story and report.