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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Pathways to 2050: Alternative Scenarios for Decarbonizing the U.S. Economy

Interactive graphics that show different routes to decarbonization.

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Regulating Power Sector Carbon Emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector have fallen dramatically, but still represent a major source.

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Pursuing Resilient Economies in Climate-Prepared Communities

How can communities benefit economically from resilience planning?

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Pathways to 2050: Alternative Scenarios for Decarbonizing the U.S. Economy

Interactive graphics that show different routes to decarbonization.

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Regulating Power Sector Carbon Emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector have fallen dramatically, but still represent a major source.

View

Pursuing Resilient Economies in Climate-Prepared Communities

How can communities benefit economically from resilience planning?

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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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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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Testimony of Jeffrey Bobeck before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy
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Congressional testimony of Bob Perciasepe on advanced nuclear technology
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Pathways to 2050: Scenarios for Decarbonizing the U.S. Economy

Climate change is among the most profound challenges of all time, confronting individuals, businesses, and governments across the globe. Meeting this challenge requires a sweeping, sustained effort over the coming decades. To successfully orient the global economy toward the goal …

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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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Carbon Capture Coalition

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

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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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