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As centers of population and energy use, cities generate a majority of our climate emissions. Local governments play a critical role in reducing emissions and in making communities resilient to climate change.

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Mayors/Business Alliance for a Sustainable Future
C2ES is working in partnership with The U.S. Conference of Mayors to strengthen climate cooperation between cities and businesses nationwide.
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Advancing Climate Action: Local Partnerships, Transformative Solutions
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How Can Cities Use PPAs to Lock-In Clean Energy Goals?
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Mayors Find Solutions in Power Company Partnerships
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Mayors Zero In on Climate Action
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Flood Insurance and Climate Risks
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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: Case Studies and Strategies

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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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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City Action on Resilience