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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COP 24 Katowice

Key issues in adopting rules to implement the Paris Agreement.

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How we helped on the road to Katowice

The C2ES international dialogue yielded key potential areas of agreement for the Paris 'rulebook.'

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Small reactors are a big deal in Canada

Advanced designs being used in Canada are relatively inexpensive and easy to deploy.

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COP 24 Katowice

Key issues in adopting rules to implement the Paris Agreement.

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How we helped on the road to Katowice

The C2ES international dialogue yielded key potential areas of agreement for the Paris 'rulebook.'

View

Small reactors are a big deal in Canada

Advanced designs being used in Canada are relatively inexpensive and easy to deploy.

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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
Elliot Diringer on the conclusion of COP 24
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Bob Perciasepe on EPA’s announced changes to regulations for coal-fired plants
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Factsheet
Carbon Pricing Proposals in the 115th Congress

Carbon pricing offers a cost-effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Ten states are already pricing carbon, and a number of states are considering similar action. This fact sheet summarizes and compares nine carbon pricing proposals introduced in the 115th …

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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.

Press Release
C2ES Welcomes Honda to Business Environmental Leadership Council
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Factsheet
Resilience Strategies for Wildfire

The risk of wildfire is expected to grow across the United States due to reduced precipitation in some regions, and higher temperatures caused by climate change. Wildfire has far-reaching impacts that can ripple through communities, regions, watersheds, and ecosystems. This …

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Promising solutions for zero-emission nuclear power

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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 Resilience

C2ES is helping businesses and cities assess and address the growing risks presented by climate change.

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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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Business Environmental Leadership Council

We work with Fortune 500 companies across key sectors to strengthen business action and support for effective climate policies.

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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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