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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Pathways to 2050: Alternative Scenarios for Decarbonizing the U.S. Economy

Interactive graphics that show different routes to decarbonization.

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Finding our North Star: Congressional carbon-pricing proposals

New bipartisan plans signal renewed interest in climate on Capitol Hill

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Opportunities in Carbon Utilization: A Vital Pathway to Decarbonization

A discussion of market opportunities for captured carbon and supportive policies.

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Pathways to 2050: Alternative Scenarios for Decarbonizing the U.S. Economy

Interactive graphics that show different routes to decarbonization.

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Finding our North Star: Congressional carbon-pricing proposals

New bipartisan plans signal renewed interest in climate on Capitol Hill

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Opportunities in Carbon Utilization: A Vital Pathway to Decarbonization

A discussion of market opportunities for captured carbon and supportive policies.

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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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New York, states set the bar on climate action
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Factsheet
Carbon Pricing Proposals in the 116th Congress

There are various market-based approaches to pricing carbon (e.g. carbon tax, cap and trade, and a clean energy standard). All of these can reduce emissions cost-effectively while driving clean energy innovation. This factsheet compares six carbon tax and cap-and-dividend proposals …

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Bob Perciasepe on carbon pricing legislation

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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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Engaging Stakeholders on Climate Risks and Opportunities
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Scaling Your Renewable Energy Strategy: Lessons from Leading Companies
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2020 Climate Leadership Awards Webinar

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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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Weaponized ticks and climate change
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Worsening Impacts continue to redefine resilience
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Climate change, corn bushels, and your wallet

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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 Leadership Conference and Awards

C2ES cosponsors one of the nation’s premier events honoring and strengthening U.S. climate leadership.

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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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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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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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