Nations will try to forge a global agreement next month to phase down the use of heat-trapping hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs. More than 100 countries and 500 companies announced their support last week for strong action under the Montreal Protocol.
With emissions from international flights projected to triple by 2050, negotiations now underway in Montreal could cap them at 2020 levels by allowing airlines to offset future emission increases with reductions in other sectors.
Wind and solar energy are soaring, thanks to federal incentives for research, development, and deployment of new technology. Fatima Ahmad outlines how carbon capture technology could be next.
C2ES is helping several U.S. cities prepare for a future with more severe storms, heat waves, and sea-level rise. A workshop in Providence, RI, brought together government, business and community leaders to examine ways to strengthen climate resilience.
More than half of U.S. states have mandatory or voluntary standards to encourage energy efficiency. Explore our latest C2ES policy map.
The Climate Leadership Conference March 1-3 in Chicago will bring together forward-thinking business and government leaders and celebrate winners of EPA’s Climate Leadership Awards.