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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Tackling Our Twin Crises

C2ES recommends how our nation can devote its enormous resources to rebuilding our economy while helping us confront the longer-term challenge of climate change.

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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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Green recovery can get the world on track to Paris

Cities and countries around the world see opportunities to address climate as they rebuild their economies.

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Tackling Our Twin Crises

C2ES recommends how our nation can devote its enormous resources to rebuilding our economy while helping us confront the longer-term challenge of climate change.

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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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Green recovery can get the world on track to Paris

Cities and countries around the world see opportunities to address climate as they rebuild their economies.

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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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Restoring the Economy with Climate Solutions: Recommendations to Congress

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic fallout represent unprecedented challenges for the United States and the world. While our foremost priorities are stemming the immediate public health crisis and helping those suffering the direct economic consequences, governments must also begin …

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Federal Vehicle Standards
Blog Post
The stakes for climate resilience are now higher than ever
Press Release
Bob Perciasepe on the U.S. vehicle standards rule

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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 disclosure highlights opportunities, too
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Implementing Net Zero Commitments
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Implementing TCFD: Strategies for Enhancing Disclosure

Since the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) put forward a voluntary reporting framework in 2017, a growing number of companies have been working to improve and align public reporting on climate-related risks and opportunities with …

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Reviving economies while reducing emissions

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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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How to teach climate change to kids at home
Climate Basics for Kids
Educator Resources
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U.S. State Climate Action Plans

Many states have completed comprehensive Climate Action Plans, or are in the process of revising or developing one. The plans detail steps that the states can take to reduce their contribution to climate change. The process of developing a climate …

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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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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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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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