From Climate Extra

Democrats Seek Strict SEC Enforcement Amid Climate Risk Disclosure Suit

June 7, 2024
Even as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is defending against litigation over its landmark climate-related disclosure rule, Democratic lawmakers are urging officials to strictly enforce the requirements if it survives court review. In the meantime, they say the agency should thoroughly enforce Obama-era guidance on disclosing climate-related risks and other policies, arguing this would help address “shortfalls” in the scaled-back final standards. “The commission needs to firmly state that it will ensure these previous climate-related rules and guidance are...

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