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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COP27 Sharm El-Sheikh

C2ES C2ES is on the ground at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, continuing its work on key negotiation issues and with businesses.

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COP27: The pivot to implementation and the private sector’s role

C2ES President Nat Keohane identifies key priorities at COP27 for companies and other non-Party stakeholders.

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An Emerging Blueprint for Companies to Advance Local Climate Resilience

C2ES researched how companies can use their resources, funding, and expertise to support resilience to climate-driven extreme weather in the communities where they operate around the country.

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COP27 Sharm El-Sheikh

C2ES C2ES is on the ground at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, continuing its work on key negotiation issues and with businesses.

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COP27: The pivot to implementation and the private sector’s role

C2ES President Nat Keohane identifies key priorities at COP27 for companies and other non-Party stakeholders.

View

An Emerging Blueprint for Companies to Advance Local Climate Resilience

C2ES researched how companies can use their resources, funding, and expertise to support resilience to climate-driven extreme weather in the communities where they operate around the country.

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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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C2ES on the conclusion of COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh
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C2ES Events at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh
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Nat Keohane on the results of the U.S. midterm elections
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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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A fresh wave of carbon capture and removal projects
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A Building Block for Climate Action: Reporting on Embodied Emissions

Greenhouse gases can be emitted across various stages of a product’s life cycle, from raw materials and manufacturing to disposal. These emissions are often referred to as a product’s “embodied emissions.” Currently, the most common way of reporting product-level data …

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Major companies invest in building local climate resilience
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An Emerging Blueprint for Companies: Strategies to Advance Local Climate Resilience

Climate change-fueled extreme weather and climate impacts take their toll on communities throughout the United States and on the companies that anchor them. Given the scale of threats facing communities and businesses, it is critical that private sector fully activate …

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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:

International Dialogue

We helped negotiators from key countries achieve the Paris Agreement, and are now working closely with them to ensure its success.

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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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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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