How To Talk To The SEC About The Proposed Climate Disclosure Rules
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced rules that – if enacted – would require disclosure of: Climate-related risks to the business; Direct and indirect emissions from fossil fuel use
Write to the SEC yourself by emailing comments to: [email protected]
New SEC Rules On Fossil Fuels: What They Say; Why It Matters
The SEC on 21st March proposed a set of rules that will move US companies toward a financial reckoning with their use of fossil fuels and with the growing climate crisis.
Pricing In The Green EU Deal – Facing Opposition
The new Green EU Deal, announced in July, has as one of its aims, setting a high new price for carbon emissions. If it succeeds in raising the price, not even as far as it aims, it’ll make it a lot easier for clean technologies to prosper.
The Green EU Deal: It’s A Big Deal
the announcement of a European Green Deal. The coverage mentioned pronouncements of accelerated targets for reduced carbon output, and so on. The news cycle moved on.
Small Cuts In Subsidies For Fossil Fuels
Recent news shows some governments cutting back on subsidies for oil and gas companies. But these are small moves, given the vast scale of the subsidies showered on fossil fuel companies, and they’re not yet cemented in place.
A (key) week in the death of oil
Change happens gradually, and then suddenly. This week, the endgame for oil companies became a lot closer and a lot more evident, suddenly, discontinuously, a jump.
Oil execs are talking about life after oil. Should we believe them?
The fossil fuel executives’ answers mostly spoke to keeping their businesses vibrant in the context of an energy transition away from oil and gas. They described capital spending peaks on oil and gas production. They didn’t push back on the need to transition beyond fossil fuels.
Valuing the Avoidance of Climate Tipping Points
How to value a climate-normalizing technology, or enterprise?