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.

About us

COP 24 Katowice

The the most pivotal moment in the international climate effort since the 2015 Paris Agreement.

Learn more

Hard realities in Katowice

The evidence of a climate emergency and the politics blocking urgent action.

Learn more

Small reactors are a big deal in Canada

Advanced designs being used in Canada are relatively inexpensive and easy to deploy.

Learn more

COP 24 Katowice

The the most pivotal moment in the international climate effort since the 2015 Paris Agreement.

View

Hard realities in Katowice

The evidence of a climate emergency and the politics blocking urgent action.

View

Small reactors are a big deal in Canada

Advanced designs being used in Canada are relatively inexpensive and easy to deploy.

View

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.

Press Release
Elliot Diringer on the conclusion of COP 24
Press Release
Bob Perciasepe on EPA’s announced changes to regulations for coal-fired plants
View
Factsheet
Carbon Pricing Proposals in the 115th Congress

Carbon pricing offers a cost-effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Ten states are already pricing carbon, and a number of states are considering similar action. This fact sheet summarizes and compares nine carbon pricing proposals introduced in the 115th …

View Details Download (pdf, 202 KB)

Explore all

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.

Press Release
C2ES Welcomes Honda to Business Environmental Leadership Council
View
Factsheet
Resilience Strategies for Wildfire

The risk of wildfire is expected to grow across the United States due to reduced precipitation in some regions, and higher temperatures caused by climate change. Wildfire has far-reaching impacts that can ripple through communities, regions, watersheds, and ecosystems. This …

View Details Download (pdf, 633 KB)

Blog Post
Promising solutions for zero-emission nuclear power

Explore all

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.

Explore all

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.

Explore

Carbon Capture Coalition

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

Explore

Climate Innovation 2050

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

Explore

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.

Upcoming Archived

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.

Explore all