ESG, Recycling, & Climate | Monthly Thematic Piece

Industry Lobbying Efforts Could Backfire and Feed The Litigators
March 23, 2022
Products Mentioned:
Carbon, Oil, Natural Gas, Basic Chemicals, Raw Materials, Commodity Chemicals, Fossil Fuels, Methane, Methanol, Hydrocarbons, Petroleum, Electricity, Carbon Dioxide, Wheat, Polymers, PET, Recycled Plastics, SAF, Biofuels, Paraxylene, Polyethylene, Sugar Cane, Ethanol, Lithium, Hydrogen, Wind, Solar
Companies Mentioned:
ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, Bp, Occidental, Swiss Re, Denbury, Inter Pipeline, Rockpoint Gas, Woodside Petroleum, Origin Materials, Gevo, Reliance Industries Limited, Braskem, Aemetis, Qantas, Delta Air Lines, Oneworld Alliance , Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Japan Airlines, Qatar Airways
Subjects Covered:
Recycling, Renewables, Carbon Capture, Emissions, New Energy, The Hydrogen Economy, ESG Investing, Climate Litigation, Clean Fuels

C-MACC Weekly “CRETER” (Climate etc.)

Industry Lobbying Efforts Could Backfire and Feed The Litigators

  • Litigation is gaining momentum with those looking to make a Climate Change statement and law firms who see both opportunity and deep pockets.
  • Lobbying firms resisting potential regulations from emission pricing to emission disclosure paint the industry as evasive, while companies often look better.
  • Public company board directors fearing they might become personal targets by litigators will be discouraged from approving any projects that could be contested.
  • As revised energy plans emerge, reflecting recent events, the need for a more compressive global CCS strategy becomes more glaring.
  • Otherwise, we look at some of the challenges of meeting recycling goals, the SEC proposed emission disclosure rules, and more.

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