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May 2017

Business supports the Paris Agreement

In full-page newspaper ads sponsored by C2ES, leading companies across the economy are urging President Trump to strengthen U.S. competitiveness by keeping the United States in the Paris climate agreement.

Solutions stories

In a new feature, C2ES is showcasing successful climate collaborations among cities, states and companies, starting with a Virginia renewables project and an energy efficiency initiative in Minnesota.
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Collaborating on resilience
A new C2ES guidebook outlines ways cities can bring their business communities into the climate resilience planning process.
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Small business resilience

C2ES recommends ways state and local governments can help small businesses evaluate, prepare for, and recover from extreme weather.

Importing low-carbon power

A new C2ES brief describes how low-carbon electricity from Canada can help U.S. cities and states achieve their emissions-cutting goals.

Preserving Connecticut’s nuclear power

Doug Vine explains how Connecticut lawmkers can help the Millstone nuclear power plant, a key source of carbon-free electricity, survive strong economic headwinds.

Financing microgrids

Experts outline practical ways to accelerate deployment of microgrids in the United States, including the use of public-private partnerships.

Structuring the 2018 facilitative dialogue

C2ES looks at issues governments face in designing the 2018 “facilitative dialogue” taking stock of global progress against climate change.


C2ES in the news 

Op-ed pieces in The New York Times and The Washington Post and articles in Bloomberg News, CNN, The Guardian, Harper’s Bazaar, The Hill, and Mashable cite the C2ES-supported ad campaign with companies making the business case for the U.S. staying in the Paris Agreement.
Bloomberg News, Inside Climate News, and Vox cite a C2ES brief that explains how the U.S. has discretion in setting its Paris targets.
Elliot Diringer talks to Reuters and BBC News about the Paris Agreement.


Mark your calendar

 June 11: Janet Peace speaks at Microgrids Meet the Markets, Washington, D.C.
June 12: Bob Perciasepe leads a discussion about the future of electric power at EEI’s annual convention, Boston.
June 22: Jennifer Huang speaks at the International Meeting on Law and Society, Mexico City.
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