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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CEO Perspectives: Delivering Climate Ambition

How CEOs aim to overcome technology, policy, and other challenges on the path toward decarbonization.

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Getting to Zero: A U.S. Climate Agenda

Policies needed over the coming decade to put the United States on the path to carbon neutrality by 2050.

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BELC Events for Climate Week 2020

Join C2ES and the Business Environmental Leadership Council at Climate Week NYC.

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CEO Perspectives: Delivering Climate Ambition

How CEOs aim to overcome technology, policy, and other challenges on the path toward decarbonization.

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Getting to Zero: A U.S. Climate Agenda

Policies needed over the coming decade to put the United States on the path to carbon neutrality by 2050.

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BELC Events for Climate Week 2020

Join C2ES and the Business Environmental Leadership Council at Climate Week NYC.

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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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Bob Perciasepe on Business Roundtable’s endorsement of a ‘market-based mechanism’ to address climate change
Controlling Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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Bob Perciasepe on the introduction of the America’s Clean Future Fund Act
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Publication
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 ten carbon tax and cap-and-dividend proposals …

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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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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:

Carbon Capture Coalition

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

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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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Climate Resilience

C2ES is helping businesses and cities assess and address the growing risks presented by climate change.

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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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