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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A year of remarkable progress in the spirit of Paris

Businesses, states and cities are moving forward.

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Mayors Zero In on Climate Action

Pending laws in New Jersey offer good examples.

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Bonn Esprit: Elaborating the Paris rulebook

The challenges facing negotiators working out a Paris rulebook.

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A year of remarkable progress in the spirit of Paris

Businesses, states and cities are moving forward.

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Mayors Zero In on Climate Action

Pending laws in New Jersey offer good examples.

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Bonn Esprit: Elaborating the Paris rulebook

The challenges facing negotiators working out a Paris rulebook.

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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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General Issues in Elaborating the Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement establishes a new multilateral architecture guiding countries’ climate change efforts under the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Parties are currently negotiating more detailed rules and procedures for implementing the agreement, including provisions addressing transparency, accounting, …

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Shifting Gears: Action on State & Federal Vehicle Emissions Standards
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Mayors Zero In on Climate Action

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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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Progress in Deploying Advanced Clean Energy Technology
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Solutions for Maintaining the Existing Nuclear Fleet

Nuclear power is responsible for around 20 percent of U.S. electricity generation and more than 50 percent of its zero-emission generation. However, these large sources of zero-emission power are being prematurely retired with respect to their operating licenses because of …

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Lessons on Resilience Collaboration

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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:

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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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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Solutions Forum

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

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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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