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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Global Stocktake: An Opportunity for Ambition

The GST process can provide the foundation necessary to progressively and effectively enhance climate ambition.

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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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Global Stocktake: An Opportunity for Ambition

The GST process can provide the foundation necessary to progressively and effectively enhance climate ambition.

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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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How federal policy can accelerate community resilience to climate change
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Investing in West Virginia’s Future: Aligning Climate and Economic Development

The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions is hosting a series of regional roundtables to bring together local, state, and federal policymakers; businesses of all sizes; community organizations; leading academics and issue experts; trade associations; investors; and philanthropy. These conversations …

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A Federal Policy Action Plan to Accelerate Local Climate Resilience

Communities across the United States are facing catastrophic extreme weather events that are growing in intensity and frequency due to climate change. Improving climate resilience can alleviate the impact of these events, but federal policies and programs fall short of …

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Accelerating Local Climate Resilience: Building the Case for Strong Federal Support

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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 Resilience

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

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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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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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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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