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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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Business Leadership

Major companies across the economy are demonstrating climate leadership by reducing their emissions, developing innovative low-carbon technologies, and supporting more ambitious government policies.

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Carbon Pricing: A Case for Transformative Climate Action

The following was published Nov. 7, 2017 on the World Bank’s Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition blog. Read original post here. Carbon pricing – in the form of a carbon tax or an emissions trading system – has become a tool …

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Pricing Externalities in Wholesale Power Markets
The Business Case for Climate Action

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Technology Solutions

Achieving a true low-carbon transition requires an array of innovative technologies, including renewable energy, alternative vehicles, advanced nuclear power, and carbon capture, use and storage.

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Sharing the benefits of electrified transportation with diverse communities
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Electrified Transportation for All: How Electrified Transportation Can Benefit Low-Income Communities

Transportation is responsible for most air pollution in urban areas and produces the most greenhouse gases of any U.S. economic sector. To reduce these emissions, cities and businesses are considering deploying electric vehicles, which produce no tailpipe emissions that would …

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Transitioning to Electrification: Funding Resources

Transportation is responsible for most air pollution in urban areas and produces the most greenhouse gases of any U.S. economic sector. To reduce these emissions, cities and businesses are considering deploying electric vehicles, which produce no tailpipe emissions that would …

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Resilience Solutions

Even as we work to avoid worse impacts in the future, the public and private sectors must act now to strengthen our resilience to the unavoidable impacts of warming that’s already underway.

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Resilience Strategies for Extreme Heat

Climate change is contributing to more frequent, severe, and longer heat waves during summer months across the United Sates. The number of heatwaves observed in 2011 and 2012 were triple the long-term average, and require planning for economic, health and …

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Guide to Public-Private Collaboration on City Climate Resilience Planning

Cities and businesses are separately preparing for climate change and building their resilience to impacts. But they have not had guidance on how to work together, until now. This report lays out the value in public-private collaboration on city climate …

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Solutions Stories

These on-the-ground stories highlight the many innovative ways cities, states and businesses are working together to expand clean energy, reduce emissions, and strengthen climate resilience.

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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

We all can take steps at home, at work and getting around to ease global warming by reducing our personal carbon footprint. On these pages, you can learn how.

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