Environmental Disclosure Committee Report
ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
58 ENVIRONMENTAL DISCLOSURE 2008 Annual Report1 During 2008, the disclosure of risks associated with climate change continued to make headlines. The New York State Attorney General entered into two landmark settlement agreements with power companies who agreed to analyze impacts from climate change in their public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Furthermore, a petition is still pending before the SEC concerning climate risk disclosure. Calls from the private sector for...