Agency FilingFinancial DisclosureFinancial Regulation

Comments to the CFTC on Climate-Related Financial Risk (Sabin Center)

These comments strongly support the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's ("Commission") efforts to respond to the financial consequences of climate change and highlight the legal basis for appropriate rule-making to address these risks. Regulations to address climate risk are consistent with the Commission's mandate to ensure the integrity of transactions under…
Romany Webb
October 7, 2022
Agency FilingEnergy RegulationFederal Energy Regulation

Comments to FERC on One-Time Informational Reports on Extreme Weather Vulnerability Assessments

In these comments, EDF and the Sabin Center support the Commission’s proposal to require transmission providers to file one-time informational reports describing their current or planned policies and processes for conducting extreme weather vulnerability assessments. In promulgating a final rule, EDF and the Sabin Center recommend that the Commission supplement…
Romany Webb
August 30, 2022
Adaptation as Risk ManagementEnvironmental JusticeReportRisk Management

Evaluating Climate Risk in NEPA Reviews: Current Practices and Recommendations for Reform

This report finds that in order to meet the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirement that federal agencies take a “hard look” at the environmental effects of proposed actions, agencies must consider how the changing weather and environmental conditions brought by climate change might impact an action and alter its…
Romany Webb
February 15, 2022