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SEC Climate Emission Disclosure Rules Are Only A Small Step Forward

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has finally released its climate emission disclosure rules. Investors have been worried about these rules and the implications of Scope 3 transparency on their portfolios, so they asked the SEC for help in making prudent financial decisions. In turn, regulators within the SEC … [continued]

Corporate Climate Disclosure Rule Could Make World A Little Less Dangerous

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Laura Peterson It’s here! After years of advocacy, one executive order, two proposed laws, and numerous initiatives across federal agencies, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) — the independent federal agency responsible for protecting the financial system — has finally proposed that publicly … [continued]

I Testified on the Risks of Climate Change to the Financial Sector. Here’s What I…

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Rachel Cleetus, Policy Director Yesterday I had the opportunity to testify at a hearing held by the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and and Financial Institutions entitled “Addressing Climate as a Systemic Risk: The Need to Build Resilience within … [continued]

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Here Comes The (Third) Solar Crowdfund: CrowdSun

Move over, Mosaic and SunFunder. There’s a new solar crowdfunding website in town— The third online investment platform for financing solar projects bills itself as “Your solution to safe, green funding.” CrowdSun has already funded over $2 million across 11 campaigns, two of which have hit the 100% mark so … [continued]