Our Regulatory Tracker explains the Biden administration’s steps to advance clean energy deployment and environmental protection, and provides an up-to-date and concise summary of both regulatory and litigation actions. Click here for our Regulatory Tracker.
This tracker is designed to provide up-to-date information on the Biden administration’s environmental justice commitments, and progress made on those commitments. Click here for our Federal EJ Tracker.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced new enforcement, examination, and regulatory initiatives designed to better address material climate-related information and oversight of ESG funds. Likewise, actions at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration signal a new approach. The Federal Reserve has also moved from a position of quiet, internal study, to public discussion and action. We’re tracking these developments here.
When President Biden took office, he quickly signaled a change in direction, issuing executive orders outlining agency mandates to address climate change, environmental injustice, and other pressing challenges. As the administration began to implement its climate and environmental agenda, we tracked its progress and collecting our analysis of these developments on this page.
We are not currently updating our spreadsheet tracking the Biden administration’s federal environmental and climate action, but plan to in the future:
- Biden Environmental Action Tracker: Tracks the administration’s progress in meeting the deadlines established in Biden’s climate and environmental executive orders and in addressing Trump administration regulatory actions.
During the Trump administration, his EPA administrators worked to dismantle the agency’s capacity to fulfill its public health and environmental mission. We kept track of these efforts, and analyzed them in depth. Click here for our EPA Mission Tracker archive.