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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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Fireside Chat: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) on the “Save our Future” Act
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National Climate Bank Proposals in the 117th Congress

The idea of a national climate bank has gained renewed attention. Congress last seriously considered a climate bank proposal in 2009 that would create the Clean Energy Development Administration (CEDA), with key functions based on the green bank model. Since …

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Why the United States Needs a Clean Electricity Standard
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Carbon Pricing Proposals in the 117th Congress

Carbon pricing offers a cost-effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Twelve states are already pricing carbon, and a number of states are considering similar action. This factsheet summarizes and compares five federal carbon pricing proposals that have been introduced …

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Priorities for the SEC on climate-related financial risk disclosures
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Catalyzing Investment with a National Climate Bank

Developing, deploying, and scaling low- and zero-carbon technologies in time to avoid the worst impacts of climate change—while also bolstering resilience to climate impacts—will require an unprecedented infusion of capital in a very short time frame. Over the past decade, …

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Catalyzing Investment with a National Climate Bank: Lessons from Subnational Green Banks
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C2ES Comments on SEC’s Climate Change Disclosures

This document constitutes the comments of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) on the request for input to guide the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on climate-related financial disclosures.

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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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