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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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The Building Blocks for Climate Leadership in the 2020s
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A cavalcade of 100-percent clean electricity targets
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C2ES Response to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Request for Information

This document constitutes the comments of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) on the request for information to help guide the House Select Committee on Climate Crisis to “investigate, study, make findings, and develop recommendations on policies, strategies, …

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Webinar – Getting to Zero: A U.S. Climate Agenda
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Clean Energy Standards: State and Federal Policy Options and Considerations

While market dynamics and current state and federal policies have led to recent growth in clean energy generation—such as the growth in renewable generation driven in part by state renewable electricity portfolio standards and federal tax incentives—projections for the power …

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Getting to Zero: A U.S. Climate Agenda

This report outlines a comprehensive agenda for decarbonizing the U.S. economy by 2050, with an emphasis on priority actions needed over the coming decade. This agenda was developed in close consultation with leading companies in key sectors through the Center …

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Getting to Zero: A U.S. Climate Agenda
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Clean Energy Standards: Policy Proposals for the Power Sector and Beyond
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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 eight carbon tax and cap-and-dividend proposals …

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C2ES Response to the House Energy & Commerce Committee Request for Input

This document constitutes the comments of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) on the request for input to help guide the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. C2ES is an independent, …

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