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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Introducing Climate Innovation 2050

Bringing together companies to look at pathways to decarbonizing the U.S.

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Mayors Find Solutions in Power Company Partnerships

Great potential in partnerships between cities and electric utilities

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How Can Cities Use PPAs to Lock-In Clean Energy Goals?

Overview of PPAs, their benefits, and how they are resulting in cleaner energy portfolios

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Introducing Climate Innovation 2050

Bringing together companies to look at pathways to decarbonizing the U.S.

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Mayors Find Solutions in Power Company Partnerships

Great potential in partnerships between cities and electric utilities

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How Can Cities Use PPAs to Lock-In Clean Energy Goals?

Overview of PPAs, their benefits, and how they are resulting in cleaner energy portfolios

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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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Mayors Zero In on Climate Action
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Bonn Esprit: Elaborating the Paris rulebook
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Shifting Gears: Action on State & Federal Vehicle Emissions Standards

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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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Progress in Deploying Advanced Clean Energy Technology
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A year of remarkable progress in the spirit of Paris
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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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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:

Solutions Forum

C2ES brings together business, state, and city leaders to forge collaborative climate solutions.

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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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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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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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