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In the absence of stronger federal leadership, many states are enacting their own climate goals and policies. They serve as laboratories, demonstrating what's effective and informing national policy.

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U.S. State Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets

A greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target is a state-level goal to reduce emissions by a specific amount by a pre-determined date. The targets can cover all greenhouse gas emissions or specific gases (e.g., carbon dioxide only). The targets can be …

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DGA, C2ES urge Virginia to promote electric trucks
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Billion-Dollar Extreme Weather Events

This map and related materials pertaining to all types of extreme weather can be found here. Last updated July 2020

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C2ES comments on electric vehicle deployment in Virginia

C2ES filed comments to the Virginia State Corporate Commission on issues related to electric motor vehicle deployment and the potential effects on electricity reliability and affordability.

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C2ES and David Gardiner Associates comments on vehicle electrification in Virginia

C2ES and David Gardiner and Associates jointly filed comments to the Virginia State Corporation Commission, urging the commission to take steps to promote electric truck use through appropriate rate design and utility investment in charging infrastructure. Our comments responded to a …

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Moving Forward with Carbon Pricing
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U.S. State Carbon Pricing Policies

Compared to command-and-control regulations, carbon pricing is a market-based mechanism that creates financial incentives to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Eleven states that are home to over a quarter of the U.S. population and account for a third of U.S. …

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U.S. State Climate Action Plans

33 states have released a climate action plan or are in the process of revising or developing one. This includes 22 states that have released plans, 8 states that are updating their plans, and 1 state that is developing a …

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