Increasing demand for companies to provide enhanced disclosures on climate-related and other environmental, social, and governance matters has raised questions about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s authority to require disclosures. That authority is broad and not limited to materiality.
The American Jobs Plan should increase investments in conservation and agriculture.
With long-term federal infrastructure investment, schools can deliver critical health and learning benefits to students while supporting the transition to a 100 percent clean energy future.
Regulators should use the bank capital framework to improve the resiliency of the financial system to climate-related risks.
Many former climate deniers in Congress now acknowledge the dangers of global warming—but do they have a plan to fix it?
Beijing recently released modest near-term climate targets that will make it more difficult for China to meet its own carbon neutrality goal—and for other nations to meet global climate stabilization goals.
The White House and U.S. Department of the Interior have made quick progress on increasing conservation ambition, addressing climate change, and strengthening tribal consultation in the first 100 days.
The Biden administration has pledged to provide Puerto Rico—home to more than 3 million U.S. citizens—with the resources and technical assistance it needs to recover and prosper in the wake of multiple natural disasters and ongoing economic and fiscal crises.
Congress and the Biden administration must invest in modernizing the nation’s power grid to ensure all Americans have access to reliable, affordable, and pollution-free electricity.
As the Biden administration and Congress pursue ambitious infrastructure investments, they should look to the ocean to build a clean energy future.
Policy solutions to improve maternal health are urgently needed so that pregnant and postpartum people are prepared for a new climate future.
The Biden-Harris administration can learn from California’s science-based, whole-of-government approach to climate policy, which has reduced harmful emissions, prioritized environmental justice, and built partnerships across the state.
As the Leaders’ Climate Summit approaches, the Biden administration should consider every available option to promote effective conservation and sustainable development in the Amazon.
The president’s American Jobs Plan proposes a suite of ambitious clean energy tax incentives that would help put the United States on a path to a 100 percent clean future.
There are 139 elected officials in the 117th Congress who still deny the scientific consensus of human-caused climate change.