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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Storytelling is Critical to Climate Action

We must tell stories that illustrate the ongoing impacts we face today and every day.

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Maintaining Nuclear Power in a Zero-Emission Strategy

Pending laws in New Jersey offer good examples.

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Zero-Carbon Power: Maintaining U.S. Nuclear Capacity

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Storytelling is Critical to Climate Action

We must tell stories that illustrate the ongoing impacts we face today and every day.

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Maintaining Nuclear Power in a Zero-Emission Strategy

Pending laws in New Jersey offer good examples.

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Zero-Carbon Power: Maintaining U.S. Nuclear Capacity

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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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Factsheet
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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Talanoa Dialogue: Building Trust and Informing 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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Report
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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A New Zero Emission Coalition?

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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:

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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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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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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