With President Joe Biden’s recommitment to the Paris climate accord, all eyes are on the policy changes and investments necessary to chart a course to net-zero global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050—and accounting and independent auditing can help keep the United States on track.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission should begin using its authority to mandate climate-related disclosures in order to address climate-related risks to investors, the economy, and the public.
The United States and India can collaborate to rapidly catalyze foreign institutional investment in India’s green transition, which would significantly influence the global effort to combat climate change.
The United States and India have an opportunity to partner to catalyze foreign institutional investment in India’s green transition—a critical contribution to drive progress in the global effort to combat climate change.
California’s environmental justice mapping tool offers clear lessons for identifying and targeting benefits to disadvantaged communities.
In its efforts to protect 30 percent of U.S. lands and ocean by 2030, the federal government has an obligation to acknowledge tribal sovereignty and support Indigenous-led conservation.
States have led on progressive climate action, and President-elect Joe Biden’s nominees will bring their lessons to the nation’s capital.
The Biden administration can take 20 actions in its first 100 days to leverage the power of the ocean in the fight against climate change.
The climate crisis may have serious implications for agricultural finance.
The magnitude of risks facing the U.S. economy mean that the federal budget process can no longer ignore climate concerns.
The urgency of the climate crisis requires day one executive action to restore scientific integrity and rebuild the federal climate science apparatus.
To deliver on his promise to lead on climate change action abroad, President-elect Joe Biden should put the U.S. Department of State in the central role of executing this new and urgent charge.
To help build a new social contract among companies, investors, workers, and society, regulators should modernize the fiduciary rules governing investment advisers and retirement plan fiduciaries to ensure that they disclose how they handle environmental, social, and governance considerations.
Candidates from states with existing climate commitments won in the 2020 election and will bring lessons from this state-level climate action to Washington.
Pro-worker advocates must advance strategies and policies that will ensure that all climate jobs are high-quality union jobs that make the economy more equitable.