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For a closer look at the issues and our work, here’s a searchable collection of C2ES reports, briefs, maps, videos, speeches, articles, testimony and other public comments.

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U.S. State Carbon Pricing Policies

Compared to command-and-control regulations, carbon pricing is a market-based mechanism that creates financial incentives to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Eleven states that are home to over a quarter of the U.S. population and account for a third of U.S. …

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U.S. State Climate Action Plans

Many states have completed comprehensive Climate Action Plans or are in the process of revising or developing one. The plans detail steps that the states can take to reduce their contribution to climate change. The process of developing a climate …

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Electric Vehicle Charging for Retailers

The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) has partnered with the Retail Industry Leaders Association, Atlas Public Policy, and David Gardiner and Associates (DGA) to assess the market and current barriers for electric trucks and charging infrastructure within the …

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Restoring the Economy with Climate Solutions: Recommendations to Congress

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic fallout represent unprecedented challenges for the United States and the world. While our foremost priorities are stemming the immediate public health crisis and helping those suffering the direct economic consequences, governments must also begin …

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Implementing TCFD: Strategies for Enhancing Disclosure

Since the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) put forward a voluntary reporting framework in 2017, a growing number of companies have been working to improve and align public reporting on climate-related risks and opportunities with …

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Market Mechanisms: Options for Climate Policy

Climate change poses a significant risk for a broad range of human and natural systems. Policies to reduce emissions are critical if we are to avoid the most costly damages associated with a rapidly changing climate. Compared to traditional command-and-control …

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Regulations and Rules for CCS and CCS-EOR

In many states, there is an existing regulatory regime for carbon dioxide (CO2)-enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects due to a history of operations there. Some states have also outlined a regulatory regime for pure geological storage of carbon dioxide (CO2). …

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Insights on Electric Trucks for Retailers and Trucking Companies

The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) has partnered with the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), Atlas Public Policy, and David Gardiner and Associates (DGA) to explore the landscape and outlook for electric trucks for freight movement. This joint …

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U.S. State Electricity Portfolio Standards

Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia require electric utilities to deliver a certain amount of electricity from renewable or other clean energy sources. Most of these requirements take the form of: a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) adopted by 29 …

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