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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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GCAS sheds light on power purchase agreements
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Buying Clean Electricity: How Cities Benefit from Power Purchase Agreements

A growing number of cities are pursuing actions to reduce their carbon footprint. One of the most straightforward ways to do this is by reducing the carbon intensity of electricity, and as a result, cities are expressing increasing interest in …

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Mayors Leading the Way on Climate – 2018

The 2018 survey by the Alliance for a Sustainable Future—a joint effort of The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)—finds that mayors are a key force behind U.S. action to reduce greenhouse gas …

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Mayors and Business Advancing Climate Action
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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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