The Disaffected Lib: The SEC Weighs in on Climate Change

Climate change is a fact and, according to the powerful U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, it’s a material fact that companies must disclose to their investors in SEC filings.  Agribusiness has obvious climate change vulnerabilities, everything from floods and droughts to pests.   This vulnerability to climate change impacts now has to be addressed, brought out ...

DeSmogBlog: What Chesapeake Energy’s Financial Scandals Mean For The Rest of Us

Chesapeake-McClendon.png Given radioactive wastewater, earthquakes, and flammable tap water, one might think that drilling and fracking could not possibly have any more dirty secrets. But here’s the biggest secret of all: it’s expensive. With natural gas at historic low prices – the Wall Street Journal ran a column recently suggesting that the price of gas ...