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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Ambition: COP26 and Beyond

Given the stark messages of the recent IPCC report, what happens after COP26?

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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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How policymakers should absorb the IPCC’s latest warning

The IPCC lays out stark evidence the planet is in crisis. What should policymakers do about it?

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Ambition: COP26 and Beyond

Given the stark messages of the recent IPCC report, what happens after COP26?

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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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How policymakers should absorb the IPCC’s latest warning

The IPCC lays out stark evidence the planet is in crisis. What should policymakers do about it?

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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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Catalyzing Investment with a National Climate Bank

Developing, deploying, and scaling low- and zero-carbon technologies in time to avoid the worst impacts of climate change—while also bolstering resilience to climate impacts—will require an unprecedented infusion of capital in a very short time frame. Over the past decade, …

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Climate Policy Priorities for the New Administration and Congress

The start of a new Administration and a new Congress provides a vital opportunity to dramatically scale up the U.S. response to climate change. The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions has worked closely with leading companies to assess policy …

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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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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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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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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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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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