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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Building a foundation for federal climate action

A Capitol Hill discussion on possible bipartisan near-term climate action came amid encouraging signs for progress.

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CLA winners: Partnerships are key to climate action

The 2019 Climate Leadership Awards in Baltimore recognized climate action

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Record wildfires push 2018 disaster costs to $91 billion

Two major hurricanes and wildfires in California pushed the costs of severe weather and climate disasters to $91 billion in 2018.

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Building a foundation for federal climate action

A Capitol Hill discussion on possible bipartisan near-term climate action came amid encouraging signs for progress.

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CLA winners: Partnerships are key to climate action

The 2019 Climate Leadership Awards in Baltimore recognized climate action

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Record wildfires push 2018 disaster costs to $91 billion

Two major hurricanes and wildfires in California pushed the costs of severe weather and climate disasters to $91 billion in 2018.

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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.

Press Release
C2ES and RITE Submit Recommendations to Strengthen International Carbon Capture Collaboration
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Factsheet
Near-Term Federal Actions to Address Climate Change

A growing majority of Americans favor stronger government action to address climate change. Recent events demonstrate both the rising costs of climate change to U.S. communities and taxpayers and the economic benefits of a clean energy-transition. While the United States …

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Map
Billion-Dollar Extreme Weather Events

This map shows billion-dollar weather events in the United States since 2000, as identified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Climatic Data Center. Click on any circle to learn about one of the billion-dollar weather events, or any …

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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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Brief
Business Risks, Opportunities, and Leadership

Businesses are taking a leadership role in responding to climate change. Corporate leaders see with increasing clarity the risks and potential opportunities presented both by climate change itself and by measures and policies to address it. In response, businesses are …

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Factsheet
Strengthening International Collaboration on Carbon Capture Use and Storage

Carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) technologies are critical to achieving global and national climate and energy goals1 In recent decades, industry and governments have achieved significant milestones in advancing CCUS technologies. There are now 18 large-scale CCUS facilities operating …

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Press Release
Bloomberg Philanthropies to Sponsor Annual Climate Leadership Conference

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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:

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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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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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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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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