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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Looking toward recovery, with climate in mind

Our ongoing efforts can help contribute to our nation’s economic recovery once we are past the immediate health crisis.

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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 Climate Case for Hydrogen

A refocus on carbon could be just what’s needed to strengthen the resolve to develop the needed technologies to realize the benefits of hydrogen.

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Looking toward recovery, with climate in mind

Our ongoing efforts can help contribute to our nation’s economic recovery once we are past the immediate health crisis.

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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 Climate Case for Hydrogen

A refocus on carbon could be just what’s needed to strengthen the resolve to develop the needed technologies to realize the benefits of hydrogen.

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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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Clean Energy and Climate Innovation: Opportunities for Bipartisan Progress
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Investing in climate innovation
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U.S. State Electricity Portfolio Standards

Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia require electric utilities to deliver a certain amount of electricity from renewable or other clean energy sources. Most of these requirements take the form of: a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) adopted by 29 …

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The future of COPs after Madrid

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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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Carrying on with climate solutions: A message from Bob Perciasepe on COVID-19
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Accelerating the EV Market: Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks
Blog Post
EVs are for women, too: a missing demographic
Live Event
2020 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.

Hurricanes and Climate Change
Drought and Climate Change
Wildfires and Climate Change
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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:

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 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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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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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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