Biden Administration Pressed to Act on Federal Contractor Climate Disclosure

Twenty-six members of Congress urge agencies to finalize rules that would leverage the market power of the world’s largest purchaser to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

It was a key pledge in President Joe Biden’s effort to show renewed international leadership on climate change: The U.S. government, the largest purchaser of goods and services in the world, would require its contractors and suppliers to disclose their carbon emissions and climate risks.