Visitor essay by Eric Worrall
A number of days in the past WUWT warned Biden’s assault on Fossil Gas would slam customers with increased gasoline pump costs. This warning has been echoed and amplified by Forbes, and outlet which is steadily sympathetic to Biden’s inexperienced vitality push.
Biden’s Plan To Broaden Local weather Disclosure Necessities Means Larger Costs For Customers
Dan Eberhart is CEO of Canary, LLC
The Securities and Trade Fee (SEC) is predicted to roll out as quickly as October expansive new laws requiring public firms to reveal how their operations contribute to local weather change and what they’re doing to scale back greenhouse fuel emissions.
Members of the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing, and City Affairs Committee could need to ask SEC Chairman Gary Gensler concerning the affect of the brand new local weather laws on client vitality costs when he testifies earlier than the committee at Tuesday’s oversight listening to.
The transfer to strengthen climate-related disclosures by requiring firms to gather and disclose knowledge on all oblique upstream and downstream greenhouse fuel emissions that happen outdoors their core operations, together with their provide chains, has lengthy been foreshadowed by the SEC. Nonetheless, it represents the newest salvo within the Biden administration’s escalating struggle on America’s home oil and pure fuel sector.
The administration is steamrolling forward with punitive necessities whereas on the similar time begging Saudi Arabia and the remainder of the Group of the Petroleum Exporting Nations (OPEC) cartel to extend international oil manufacturing to maintain a lid on costs. If it appears counterintuitive, it’s. It’s anti-American.
Requiring firms to account for any greenhouse gases emitted alongside their provide chains and utilizing their merchandise is an extremely burdensome normal that can disproportionally have an effect on home vitality producers, together with the monetary establishments that underwrite the sector.
Learn extra: https://wattsupwiththat.com/2021/09/11/biden-democrats-pursue-extreme-climate-change-domestic-energy-agenda/
What can I say – in enterprise as in life, it often makes extra sense to create the brand new system, earlier than you try and destroy the previous system.
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