American Farmers Join the Push Against SEC’s Climate Disclosure Rule

Farmers have begun to speak out against the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) proposed climate disclosure rule citing a plethora of negative effects it would have on our agriculture industry. With agriculture being a heavily relied on industry, Washington D.C. should listen. The addition of Scope 3 emissions reporting in the proposed rule is a…

Former SEC Chairman and House Financial Services Ranking Member: The SEC’s Climate-Change Overreach

The SEC’s proposed climate disclosure rule has no shortage of critics.  Among the most high profile and vocal critics in recent months have included former SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and House Financial Services Ranking Member Patrick McHenry of North Carolina.  Chairman Clayton and Congressman McHenry co-authored a Wall Street Journal op-ed in late March coinciding…

SEC Commission Hester Peirce No Fan of SEC’s Regulatory Overreach on Climate

With investors recently having lost $5 trillion in stock value, the latest proposal by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to saddle public companies with new disclosure requirements related to climate change has been met with a less-than-warm reception in most circles.  Many are rightfully concerned that the proposal’s high cost – as high as…

Biden’s Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk Laid Predicate for SEC Overreach

It’s no secret that President Joe Biden is intent on using federal policy to advance his administration’s goal of a net-zero emissions economy by 2050. But that goal hasn’t just manifested in proposals related to obvious sectors such as energy and transportation. It’s also a key part of why the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)…