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SEC considers easing climate-disclosure
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Posted By: Dreadnought, 2/3/2023 3:06:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering a softening of planned rules requiring companies to disclose the effects of extreme weather and other costs related to global warming when the regulator completes its climate-change proposals, people close to the agency said. The Wall Street regulator is looking again at the financial reporting aspect of the climate-disclosure plan it issued last year, following pushback from investors, companies and lawmakers, the people said. The final version of the SEC rules, expected this year, will likely still mandate some climate disclosures in financial statements, according to the people close to the agency. But the commission is weighing making the requirements less

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Reply 1 - Posted by: marbles 2/3/2023 3:11:22 PM (No. 1394022)
There is NO " climate crisis ". It's a scam and the people pushing this junk science know it.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Quigley 2/3/2023 3:31:55 PM (No. 1394032)
Don’t forget to disclose the impact of a 4000 ton asteroid striking company HQ.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 2/3/2023 4:15:03 PM (No. 1394053)
Gary Gensler is a major AH. He wouldn't have his job if Trump were president! And Larry the Fink has FU money, so he doesn't care if investors pull their money from his fund.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 2/3/2023 4:37:29 PM (No. 1394073)
Yes, next they should have every company give a monthly "Projected damages due to unicorns harming your products and production lines." Lunatics at SEC. There is no significant "climate change"....and what tiny, tiny bits we see vary up and down over multiple decaded far less than seasonal changes which are totally part of normal operations. This is fantasyland.
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