The Chairman’s biggest whopper was his assertion that “we have no climate agenda whatsoever.” Yet emails obtained by Energy Policy Advocates through a Freedom of Information Act request show that SEC officials have been working on the rule with the climate outfit Ceres, whose stated goal is to “achieve a zero emissions future.”
Mr. Gensler may not want to risk the wrath of Congress by admitting that a climate disclosure rule amounts to a climate agenda. But the rule’s goal is to give the climate lobby and trial lawyers ammunition to attack business. That’s why they’re pressuring Mr. Gensler to force it through on a partisan vote.
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