California extends cap & trade, electric buses
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July 2017

Carbon capture in Congress

A new bipartisan Senate bill endorsed by a C2ES-led coalition would strengthen incentives for carbon capture to produce energy and reduce carbon emissions. Photo from L to R: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), C2ES President Bob Perciasepe, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV).

Driving climate action

America’s Pledge, led by Mike Bloomberg and Jerry Brown, will tally and strengthen the climate efforts of U.S. states, cities, and companies.

Zero-carbon buses

Winnipeg’s successful experiment with electric buses is cutting emissions and inspiring more cities to consider this emissions-free option.

Extending cap & trade

A bipartisan vote extending California’s cap-and-trade program through 2030 shows diverse groups working together for the environment and the economy.

Taxing carbon emissions

Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Brian Schatz proposed a carbon tax that would cut energy-related CO2 emissions by 36 percent by 2025 and return revenues to Americans in tax credits, grants and other benefits.

CLC coming to Denver

Save the date to network with the nation’s top sustainability professionals at the 7th Annual Climate Leadership Conference, Feb. 28-March 2, 2018, in Denver.

Efficiency in low-income communities

C2ES outlines ways cities, states and utilities can design energy efficiency programs to better serve low-income communities.

Transparency means accountability

Jennifer Huang says the Paris Agreement is a good deal because its parties will review one another’s progress toward climate targets. 

Planning for higher seas

New studies are giving coastal cities and businesses better insight into the growing flood risks they face from sea-level rise.

Preparing for the next flood

A year after a devastating flood, Ellicott City, Md., shows how communities need to build resilience to increasingly frequent extreme weather.

Financing clean infrastructure

Watch our webinar on ways private activity bonds could help finance carbon capture projects.


C2ES in the news 

Bob Perciasepe tells Business Insurance that shareholders will benefit from disclosing climate risks.

A Treasure Coast Palm op-ed uses C2ES data to argue that Florida should join states preparing for climate impacts. 

Fatima Maria Ahmad tells Grist that carbon capture must be part of an overall emissions-reduction strategy. 


Mark your calendar

Sept. 14: State of the Art: Innovations in CO2 Capture and Use, Washington, D.C.

Sept. 18-24: Climate Week NYC. Stay tuned for news on C2ES events.
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