A powerful government regulator is trying to force publicly traded companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and their perceived climate risks. But ABC, CBS and the NBC evening news show Green suppressed the announcement of the atrocity, giving it zero coverage for four consecutive days this week.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed a rule that would make it mandatory for “hundreds of businesses to report their global warming emissions in a standard way.” The Washington Post. March 21 Post The story captivates the story as a reflection of President Joe Biden’s so-called leadership in the fight against climate change.
New York Times Similarly, the SEC’s proposed rule is a significant achievement in the release of the Biden administration’s “stagnant environmental agenda.” But the announcement of the Green Torture received zero coverage from the ABC, CBS and NBC evening news networks from March 21 to March 24.
The only Republican on the panel opposed the free-market SEC proposal. The move comes amid a wave of large corporations pursuing environmental, social and governance (ESG) programs. According to Investopedia, ESG is a set of values that investors use to consider investment goals in light of their environmental stewardship, social consciousness and executive leadership practices.
NBC’s sister network CNBC has taken to the field Criticism ESG in an interview aired March 24. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) said, “[T]He is not a reflection of what Americans want from the average ESG movement. The Americans, Sullivan argued, “when you limit American energy production and make it harder to produce, the results are very predictable: high gas prices, low jobs and strong enemies abroad.”
– T Party Patriots (PPTPPatriots) March 24, 2022
The post He described the proposed rule as a major victory for environmentalists, who hailed it as “an important step in forcing the private sector to tackle climate change.” In other words, the SEC’s proposed rule seems to be a huge leap forward for the extremist environmental movement.
The Wall Street Journal The editorial board reacted more critically to the news: “The Biden administration continues to fight against fossil fuels as if energy security is not an issue.” Journal It also claims that the SEC’s climate regulations “will put new costs on companies, discourage private companies from going public, and encourage some public firms to go private.”
Journal The editorial board also explained that “[t]The main purpose of this rule is to make it easier for left-leaning asset managers, such as blacklocks, public pension funds and trial lawyers to intimidate agencies.” [Emphasis added.]
Andrew Pujder, a visiting colleague at The Heritage Foundation for Business and Economic Freedom, co-wrote a comment condemning “unelected and irresponsible employees” like SEC Chairman Gary Gensler for pressuring ESG regulations on Americans. Pujdar quoted West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore as criticizing BlackRock for adopting investment strategies that hurt the energy sector “while increasing investment in Chinese companies.”
Conservatives are being attacked. Contact ABC News at (818) 460-7477, CBS News at (212) 975-3247 and NBC News at (212) 664-6192 and demand fair coverage of the SEC’s anti-American power proposal.