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Webinar: What’s Next for Corporate Climate Disclosure?

Organizations Involved: Sabin Center Abstract Climate disclosure rules have recently been finalized by the SEC, California, the European Union, and the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). Please watch to hear our distinguished panelists discuss the implications of these regimes. How will the relatively weaker SEC requirements shape the market alongside…
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Comments to FEMA on Proposed Rule to Modify the Standard Flood Insurance Policy Under the National Flood Insurance Program

Organizations Involved: Policy Integrity Abstract The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) proposed a rule to modify the standard flood insurance policy under the National Flood Insurance Program by creating a new “Homeowner Flood Form,” which applies specifically to homeowners of single-family homes and owners of buildings with one-to-four units. The…
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Comments to DOE on Voluntary Carbon Dioxide Removal Purchasing Challenge (Policy Integrity)

Organizations Involved: Policy Integrity Abstract In March 2024, the Department of Energy (DOE) published a Notice of Intent Regarding Launching a Voluntary Carbon Dioxide Removal Purchasing Challenge (Purchasing Challenge). To participate in the Purchasing Challenge, organizations must disclose to DOE several details about each associated carbon dioxide removal (CDR) credit,…
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Webinar: The Potential Role of Federal Regulation in Voluntary Carbon Markets

Organizations Involved: Institute for Policy Integrity; Initiative on Climate Risk and Resilience Law Source: Institute for Policy Integrity; Initiative on Climate Risk and Resilience Law Abstract In partnership with the Initiative on Climate Risk and Resilience Law, the Institute for Policy Integrity will host a webinar to explore the potential…
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The SEC’s Final Climate Disclosure Rule: Interrogating Preemption and Coherence with Other Domestic Regimes

Organizations Involved: Sabin Center Source: Climate Law Abstract This blog explores preemption questions in the context of the SEC's new climate rule and other domestic disclosure frameworks: California’s climate-disclosure laws and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s GHG emissions reporting regime. It is the third in a series of three blogs that address specific…
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The SEC’s Final Climate Disclosure Rule: Pathways for Improving the Floor

Organizations Involved: Sabin Center Source: Climate Law Abstract This post addresses two aspects of SEC’s climate rulemaking process: should the rule have been re-proposed, and, more importantly, how might the SEC update and strengthen the rule going forward. It is the second in a series of three blogs that address…
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An Investor Guide to the SEC Rule on Climate-Related Disclosures

On March 6, 2024, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a final rule for “The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors.” The rule requires covered companies to disclose certain types of climate-related information, bringing climate risk disclosure on par with other financial reporting requirements for publicly traded…
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The SEC’s Final Climate Disclosure Rule: Key Requirements, and the Materiality Threshold

Organizations Involved: Sabin Center Source: Climate Law Abstract Nearly two years and 24,000 public comments after its proposal, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its final climate disclosure rule March 6th, formally titled “The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors.” This blog offers a summary of the final…
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Comments to CFTC on Proposed Guidance on Voluntary Carbon Credit Derivatives (Policy Integrity)

Organizations Involved: Institute for Policy Integrity Source: Institute for Policy Integrity Abstract In December 2023, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) proposed guidance that identifies key features of high-integrity voluntary carbon credits (VCCs) for exchanges that list certain VCC derivatives. The Institute for Policy Integrity submitted comments that highlight additional…