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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Near-Term Climate Action: An Opportunity for Bipartisan Progress

Join us on Capitol Hill to hear from congressional leaders and top companies on the prospects for congressional action and steps that can benefit the climate while contributing to U.S. growth and competitiveness.

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Northern Exposure: Canadian Action on Climate Change

A February 20 webinar offers an overview of climate policy developments as described by our neighbors to the north.

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A fresh start on climate solutions

Green New Deal a welcome shot in the arm for national climate strategy

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Near-Term Climate Action: An Opportunity for Bipartisan Progress

Join us on Capitol Hill to hear from congressional leaders and top companies on the prospects for congressional action and steps that can benefit the climate while contributing to U.S. growth and competitiveness.

View

Northern Exposure: Canadian Action on Climate Change

A February 20 webinar offers an overview of climate policy developments as described by our neighbors to the north.

View

A fresh start on climate solutions

Green New Deal a welcome shot in the arm for national climate strategy

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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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Billion-Dollar Extreme Weather Events

This map shows billion-dollar weather events in the United States since 2000, as identified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Climatic Data Center. Click on any circle to learn about one of the billion-dollar weather events, or any …

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C2ES Again Ranks Among World’s Top Environmental Think Tanks
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U.S. State Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Power Plants

In 2016, the electricity sector was the second-largest source of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Electricity-related emissions are primarily the result of combusting fossil fuels in power plants. Coal-fired power plants accounted for nearly 70 percent of greenhouse gas emission from …

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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.

Extreme Weather and Climate Change
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Billion-Dollar Extreme Weather Events

This map shows billion-dollar weather events in the United States since 2000, as identified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Climatic Data Center. Click on any circle to learn about one of the billion-dollar weather events, or any …

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Bob Perciasepe on the release of the National Climate Assessment

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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 Innovation 2050

Climate Innovation 2050 brings together leading companies to examine potential pathways toward substantially decarbonizing the U.S. economy.

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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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Climate Resilience

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

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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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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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