Building common ground for practical climate solutions

From the local to the global, C2ES is teaming up with policymakers, businesses, and other stakeholders to meet our critical climate and energy challenges.

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New hope on climate – Here’s what we know

The post-election landscape offers opportunities to work toward ambitious, durable, and bipartisan climate solutions.

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Getting to Zero: A U.S. Climate Agenda

Policies needed over the coming decade to put the United States on the path to carbon neutrality by 2050.

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The Competitive Edge of Resilient Cities

Policies and practices for policymakers and private-sector stakeholders that can better position cities to manage climate impacts, and thrive despite them

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New hope on climate – Here’s what we know

The post-election landscape offers opportunities to work toward ambitious, durable, and bipartisan climate solutions.

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Getting to Zero: A U.S. Climate Agenda

Policies needed over the coming decade to put the United States on the path to carbon neutrality by 2050.

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The Competitive Edge of Resilient Cities

Policies and practices for policymakers and private-sector stakeholders that can better position cities to manage climate impacts, and thrive despite them

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Policy Hub

Lasting climate solutions hinge on innovative policies at all levels – local, state, federal and international. Market-based approaches like carbon pricing are a cornerstone of practical, cost-effective climate policy.

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Publication
Restoring the Economy with Climate Solutions: Recommendations to Congress

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic fallout represent unprecedented challenges for the United States and the world. While our foremost priorities are stemming the immediate public health crisis and helping those suffering the direct economic consequences, governments must also begin …

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Press Release
Bob Perciasepe on the election of Joseph R. Biden as President of the United States
Blog Post
Paris withdrawal and reentry—the basics
Blog Post
Developing a foundation for science-based decision-making on climate intervention

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Climate Solutions

Cutting carbon emissions takes smart policies, innovative technologies, business leadership, and simple steps to shrink our own carbon footprint. Other solutions focus on strengthening our climate resilience.

Blog Post
Sustainable street initiatives help U.S. cities cope with COVID
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Publication
The Resilience Factor: A Competitive Edge for Climate-Ready Cities

Increasingly, U.S. cities and regions are facing costly climate impacts that are having significant effects on local businesses and communities. This report explores how the economic competitiveness of U.S. cities will be impacted as climate impacts worsen – and how …

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Webinar
CEO Perspectives: Delivering Climate Ambition
Blog Post
Carbon capture and the race to net zero

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Climate Basics

Here you'll find the basics on climate science, key energy and emissions trends, extreme weather, and other climate impacts. Students, teachers: check out the Climate Classroom.

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Our Work

C2ES is known worldwide as a thought leader and trusted convener on critical climate and energy challenges. Here is a sampling of our key initiatives:

Mayors/Business Alliance for a Sustainable Future

C2ES is working in partnership with The U.S. Conference of Mayors to strengthen climate cooperation between cities and businesses nationwide.

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Solutions Forum

C2ES brings together business, state, and city leaders to forge collaborative climate solutions.

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International Dialogue

We helped negotiators from key countries achieve the Paris Agreement, and are now working closely with them to ensure its success.

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Events

C2ES regularly organizes events with top experts, policymakers and business leaders advancing the public debate on climate challenges and solutions. Check out past and upcoming events.

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Library

For a closer look at the issues and our work, here’s a searchable collection of C2ES reports, briefs, maps, videos, speeches, articles, testimony and other public comments.

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