Dan Romito writes in RealClearEnergy that regulation will not solve our energy problems.
- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently released a proposed ruling that would require publicly traded companies to disclose their emissions.
- This ruling would hamstring markets while providing negligible economic or climate benefits.
- Disclosing emissions and environmental impacts should be voluntary and not mandated by the government.
- Rather than increasing regulatory barriers, the government should reduce harmful regulations to allow the private sector to innovate.
Read the full article here.