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To meet the climate challenge, the United States needs a comprehensive national approach. Well-designed federal policy can cut emissions and strengthen resilience while driving economic growth.

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C2ES Comments on USDA’s Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry Strategy

This document constitutes the comments of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) on the request for information to help guide the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on “how to best use Department of Agriculture programs, funding and financing …

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The Social Cost of Carbon – Going Nowhere But Up
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Climate Policy Priorities for the New Administration and Congress

The start of a new Administration and a new Congress provides a vital opportunity to dramatically scale up the U.S. response to climate change. The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions has worked closely with leading companies to assess policy …

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A powerful start toward ambitious, durable climate policy
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Inaugurating hope for ambitious climate solutions
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The Business Case for Ambitious, Bipartisan Climate Action
Congress Climate History
Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Aircraft
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New hope on climate – Here’s what we know
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Carbon Pricing Proposals in the 116th Congress

There are various market-based approaches to pricing carbon (e.g. carbon tax, cap and trade, and a clean energy standard). All of these can reduce emissions cost-effectively while driving clean energy innovation. This factsheet compares eleven carbon tax and cap-and-dividend proposals …

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