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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Green Recovery: How Countries are Rebuilding for Climate

Hear representatives of several national governments share their insights, lessons learned, and updates on their countries' efforts to ensure a green recovery from the economic impacts of COVID-19.

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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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The Competitive Edge of Resilient Cities

Policies and practices for policymakers and private sector stakeholders that can better position cities to manage climate impacts, and thrive despite them.

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Green Recovery: How Countries are Rebuilding for Climate

Hear representatives of several national governments share their insights, lessons learned, and updates on their countries' efforts to ensure a green recovery from the economic impacts of COVID-19.

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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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The Competitive Edge of Resilient Cities

Policies and practices for policymakers and private sector stakeholders that can better position cities to manage climate impacts, and thrive despite them.

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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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Green Recovery: How Countries are Rebuilding for Climate
Blog Post
Japan Summit highlights countries’ investments in hydrogen
Press Release
Bob Perciasepe on Business Roundtable’s endorsement of a ‘market-based mechanism’ to address climate change
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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 eleven 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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The Resilience Factor: A Competitive Edge for Climate-Ready Cities

Increasingly, U.S. cities and regions are facing costly climate impacts that are having significant effects on local businesses and communities. This report explores how the economic competitiveness of U.S. cities will be impacted as climate impacts worsen – and how …

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CEO Perspectives: Delivering Climate Ambition
Blog Post
Carbon capture and the race to net zero
Press Release
Bob Perciasepe on the Release of the CFTC Report

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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 Leadership Conference and Awards

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

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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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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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