An honor for C2ES, Marrakech takeaways, and more.
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November 2016

Committed to a clean energy future

Leading companies investing billions in clean energy and efficiency joined C2ES at U.N. climate talks in Marrakech to explain how their sustainability efforts benefit their customers and their bottom lines.

Where do we go from here?

In a speech at Harvard University a week after the U.S. presidential election, Bob Perciasepe outlined why it’s more important than ever to bring businesses, cities, and states together to strengthen climate action.

COP 22 summary

Governments meeting in Marrakech set 2018 as their deadline for completing the nuts-and-bolts decisions needed to fully implement Paris Agreement. Our summary has details.

Marrakech takeaways

In the face of concern about a possible U.S. withdrawal, Elliot Diringer was heartened to hear countries, companies and others reaffirm their commitment to the Paris Agreement.

Mayors alliance

The U.S. Conference of Mayors and C2ES formed the Alliance for a Sustainable Future to help cities and businesses shape sustainable communities and achieve climate goals.

Think tank award

C2ES has been named the Top U.S. Environment and Energy Think Tank of 2016 by Prospect magazine. Judges cited our work facilitating dialogue among key governments, which played a key role in delivering the Paris Agreement.

How transparency helps

What can we learn from the way countries hold one another accountable for emissions-cutting promises? Jennifer Huang explains how international transparency yields important domestic benefits too.

Mid-century goals

Several countries are outlining the long-term strategies needed for deep decarbonization of their economies.

Leading the way on carbon capture

Innovative corporate partnerships will play a critical role in launching investment in low- and zero-carbon energy technologies. A C2ES webinar explored innovative business partnerships.



C2ES in the news 

The Harvard Gazette recaps Bob Perciasepe’s address about the path forward for climate action.

Bloomberg BNA and Just Means detail our COP 22 side event where business leaders pledged to continue clean energy investments.

Elliot Diringer talks to National Public Radio, ClimateWire, the UN Dispatch Podcast, and Inside Climate News, and Financial Times about a way forward on climate change.

Bob Perciasepe talks to the Houston Chronicle, Yale Environment 360, Inside Climate News and China Central Television about the need to move forward on clean energy under the next administration.



Mark your calendar

Dec. 5: Bob Perciasepe speaks at a Christian Science Monitor event on the transition to a new administration.

Dec. 5: Bob Perciasepe and Jennifer Huang speak at the World Bank’s Law, Justice and Development Week in Washington.

Dec. 5: Michael Tubman speaks at the Embassy of Norway on green competitiveness.

Dec. 6: Janet Peace speaks at Canada’s Carbon Market Future 2016 in Toronto.
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