Calif. enacts climate reporting legislation

The bills require companies to report their greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks.
California Sen. Scott Wiener (D) speaks about student housing during a news conference at San Francisco State University in San Francisco, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Janie Har, File)

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on Saturday signed two far-reaching climate change bills into law that will enlist companies doing business in the state to help meet climate goals. 

One bill, introduced by Sen. Scott Wiener (D), requires companies with annual revenues over $1 billion to report their level of greenhouse gas emissions, which supporters say will also provide transparency to consumers.

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