[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 139 (Thursday, July 21, 2022)]
[Pages 43501-43502]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-15621]



Request for Information on Climate-Related Financial Risk

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Extension of comment period.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``CFTC'' or 
``Commission'') is extending the comment period for the Request for 
Information on Climate-Related Financial Risk) (``RFI'') that was 
published on June 8, 2022 in the Federal Register.

DATES: The comment period for the RFI is extended until October 7, 

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the name of the 
release, ``Climate-Related Financial Risk RFI'', by any of the 
following methods:
     CFTC Comments Portal: https://comments.cftc.gov. Select 
the ``Submit Comments'' link for this release and follow the 
instructions on the Public Comment Form.
     Mail: Send to Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the 
Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette 
Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Follow the same instructions as for 
Mail, above.
    Please submit your comments using only one of these methods. 
Submissions through the CFTC Comments Portal are encouraged.
    All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied 
by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to 
https://comments.cftc.gov. You should submit only information that you 
wish to make available publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider 
information that you believe is exempt from disclosure under the 
Freedom of Information Act (``FOIA''), a petition for confidential 
treatment of the exempt information may be submitted according to the 
procedures established in Sec.  145.9 of the Commission's 
regulations.\1\ The Commission reserves the right, but shall have no 
obligation, to review, pre-screen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any 
or all of your submission from https://comments.cftc.gov that it may 
deem to be inappropriate for publication, such as obscene language. All 
submissions that have been redacted or removed that contain responses 
to the Request for Information will be retained in the public comment 
file and may be accessible under the FOIA.

    \1\ 17 CFR 145.9.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abigail S. Knauff, (202) 418-5123, 
[email protected], Deputy, Climate Risk Unit, Commodity Futures Trading 
Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1151 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 2, 2022, the Commission approved for 
publication in the Federal Register the RFI. The RFI was published in 
the Federal Register on June 8, 2022, with a 60-day comment period 
scheduled to close on August 8, 2022.\2\ Based on the broad range of 
topics addressed in the RFI, the Commission has determined to extend 
the comment period by 60 days.

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Accordingly, the comment period for the RFI is open through October 7, 

    \2\ 87 FR 34856 (June 2, 2022).

    Issued in Washington, DC, on July 18, 2022, by the Commission.
Robert Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.

    Note: The following appendix will not appear in the Code of 
Federal Regulations.

Appendix To Request for Information on Climate-Related Financial Risk--
Voting Summary

    On this matter, Chairman Behnam and Commissioners Johnson, 
Goldsmith Romero, Mersinger, and Stump voted in the affirmative. No 
Commissioner voted in the negative.

[FR Doc. 2022-15621 Filed 7-20-22; 8:45 am]