Industry and lawmakers argue that the “Scope 3” requirement would consume immense amounts of time and money and result in wildly inaccurate estimates. Backers say the disclosures would be invaluable to investors and to speeding action on climate change.
By Emma Ricketts
As accusations of “green hypocrisy” are flung back and forth in the corporate world, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been inching toward a standard to help conscientious investors make informed choices. But the effort is facing plenty of opposition from industry, not to mention Republican lawmakers who oppose President Biden’s climate agenda.
When the reservoir dropped to its lowest level since it was filled, an expedition through once-submerged branches of Glen Canyon found both warning signs and beauty that had been underwater for more than half a century.
By Alex Hager, KUNC
If you want to see the Colorado River change in real time, head to Lake Powell.