Tag Archives: Greenhouse gas

SEC Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rules on ESG Related Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission has extended the public comment period on the proposed rulemaking to enhance and standardize climate related disclosures until June 17, 2022. As a regulation that has been described as a single act that “will change the way business and the economy function,” the ramifications of a short “notice and comment” … Continue Reading

Impact of EPA Endangerment Finding on Green Building

On December 7, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a finding that greenhouse gas emissions pose a danger to human health and environment.  The finding sets the stage to allow the EPA to regulate these emissions.   What impact will this endangerment finding have on the green building industry?   In my view, the endangerment finding … Continue Reading

White House Developing Emissions Reporting for Contractors

On Friday, we discussed Navy contracting requirements for tracking "energy efficiency" and "energy footprints."  When I first learned of these requirements, I was reminded of Executive Order 13514.  We have already discussed Executive Order 13514 in terms of the green building industry, but the Order also contains provisions relating to greenhouse gas emissions. I don’t … Continue Reading
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