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My mission at C2ES: Building common ground
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We could find common ground on a carbon tax
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Common Metrics: Comparing Countries’ Climate Pledges

To enable a better understanding of the mitigation pledges offered under the Copenhagen Accord and the Cancún Agreements, this analysis converts the 2020 pledges of the major economies into four common metrics: percent change in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990; …

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Testimony of Elliot Diringer – Canadian House of Commons – May 31, 2005
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What is Climate Resilience, and Why Does it Matter?

The scientific evidence is overwhelming: The climate is changing, and human activity is the primary factor in the acceleration of climate change over the past century. Regardless of how successful humans are at limiting the root causes of our warming …

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Decoupling Policies

Under the present rate structures in U.S. energy markets, utilities’ revenues depend on the amount of energy they produce and deliver to consumers. This system discourages utilities from enacting conservation and efficiency measures because they would decrease sales, and therefore …

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U.S. State Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets

A greenhouse gas emissions target refers to the emission reduction levels that states set out to achieve by a specified time. Currently, 23 states and the District of Columbia have implemented statewide greenhouse gas targets. Following the United States announced …

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C2ES Welcomes Brenda Mallory, Jim McGinnis to Board of Directors
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Elliot Diringer on the conclusion of COP 24