Federal Agencies and Departments

SEC Proposed Rules on Climate Disclosure (March 2022)

Several proposed climate-related disclosure rules, ranging from discussions of climate-risk evaluation and governance to the impact of specific climate-related events on financial statement line items and related expenditures.

EO 14057

Orders the U.S. government to be “net-zero” by 2050, with interim goals for buildings, energy, vehicle fleets, and purchasing policies.

EPA’s Proposed Regulation for Oil and Gas Methane

The proposal would expand emissions reduction requirements for new, modified and reconstructed oil and natural gas sources, and would require states to reduce emissions from hundreds of thousands of existing sources nationwide for the first time.

NARIS Study

Models an integrated Canada-US power grid capable of achieving an 80% reduction in carbon emissions through multiple pathways using a variety of flexible resources.