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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The Climate Resilience-Economy Nexus: Local Strategies in Practice

The latest C2ES project details how resilience and economic development planners can work together to help local economies thrive.

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2022 Climate Leadership Conference

May 25-26, Ritz Carlton Pentagon City

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Foresight is 20/20: Reporting Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities

Practices, insights, and recommendations toward reporting climate-related risks and opportunities

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The Climate Resilience-Economy Nexus: Local Strategies in Practice

The latest C2ES project details how resilience and economic development planners can work together to help local economies thrive.

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2022 Climate Leadership Conference

May 25-26, Ritz Carlton Pentagon City

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Foresight is 20/20: Reporting Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities

Practices, insights, and recommendations toward reporting climate-related risks and opportunities

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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.

Press Release
Nat Keohane on the social cost of carbon Supreme Court ruling
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Publication
C2ES Comments on EPA Proposed Standards for New Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles

 This document constitutes the comments of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) on the Control of Air Pollution from New Motor Vehicles: Heavy-Duty Engine and Vehicle Standards proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2019-0055. 

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New federal action on forests supports resilient economies
Carbon Border Adjustments

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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.

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C2ES Sustainable choices on Earth Day 2022
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Publication
The Climate Resilience-Economy Nexus: Advancing Common Goals

Communities across the United States are experiencing increasingly severe and frequent floods, wildfires, extreme heat, and other hazards due to climate change. These hazards are impacting local economies by damaging critical infrastructure and commercial districts, disrupting business operations, reducing municipal …

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Climate Change and Business Support for Build Back Better
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Verena Radulovic on the SEC draft rule on corporate climate-related disclosures

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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:

Climate Leadership Conference and Awards

C2ES cosponsors one of the nation’s premier events honoring and strengthening U.S. climate leadership.

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Carbon Capture Coalition

C2ES is a participant and co-founder of a broad coalition of business, labor, and environmental groups working to accelerate commercial deployment of carbon capture technologies.

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Climate Innovation 2050

Climate Innovation 2050 brings together leading companies to examine potential pathways toward substantially decarbonizing the U.S. economy.

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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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