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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Outlining Essential Elements of the Paris ‘Rulebook’

Finding common ground on how to implement the Paris Agreement.

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A Practical Guide to Climate Disclosures

Frameworks for cost-effective and decision-useful climate risk reporting.

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Meeting sustainability goals with renewable thermal energy

C2ES presents renewable thermal energy success stories.

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Outlining Essential Elements of the Paris ‘Rulebook’

Finding common ground on how to implement the Paris Agreement.

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A Practical Guide to Climate Disclosures

Frameworks for cost-effective and decision-useful climate risk reporting.

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Meeting sustainability goals with renewable thermal energy

C2ES presents renewable thermal energy success stories.

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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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Factsheet
Essential Elements of the Paris ‘Rulebook’

The Paris Agreement represents a decisive turning point in the global response to climate change. Through an innovative hybrid structure blending “top-down” and “bottom-up” elements, the Agreement has achieved near-universal participation, and has the potential to facilitate rising global ambition. …

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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 seven carbon pricing proposals introduced in the 115th …

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Brief
Promising Market and Federal Solutions for Existing Nuclear Power

Since late 2012, six of the 104 nuclear reactors in the United States have retired. An additional 13 reactor retirements by 2025 have been announced. These early retirements impact the United States’ ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet …

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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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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 …

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Blog Post
Promising solutions for zero-emission nuclear power
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Report
Case Studies of Renewable Thermal Energy

A report to the Renewable Thermal Collaborative by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions This series of case studies showcases successful outcomes from the use of renewable thermal technologies at several different large companies and in a major city. …

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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:

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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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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Solutions Forum

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

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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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