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Fueling a Low-carbon Future in Utah: The Role of Hydrogen

As an energy exporter with significant renewable resources and a strategic location in the west, Utah will be key to accelerating the United States’ energy transition. Recently, the state has garnered international attention for its growing role in the bourgeoning …

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Comments on the proposed SEC rule on climate-related financial disclosures

C2ES supports mandatory climate-related financial risk disclosure, and believes that the proposed rule can play a vital role in helping the broader investor community gain better insights into how all publicly traded companies are managing their climate-related financial risks.   In …

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Carbon Border Adjustments: Considerations for Policymakers

Carbon border adjustments, also referred to as “carbon border adjustment mechanisms” (CBAM), are an emerging set of trade policy tools that aim to prevent carbon-intensive economic activity from moving out of jurisdictions with relatively stringent climate policies and into those …

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Loss and Damage: Issues and Options for COP27

To respond to the urgency of enhancing understanding, action, and support necessary to meet the extreme challenges of climate change, Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) need to accelerate action and support for loss and …

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Advancing Mitigation Outcomes for COP27: The Mitigation Work Programme and the Ministerial Roundtable

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C2ES Comments on EPA Proposed Standards for New Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles

 This document constitutes the comments of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) on the Control of Air Pollution from New Motor Vehicles: Heavy-Duty Engine and Vehicle Standards proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2019-0055. 

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The Climate Resilience-Economy Nexus: Advancing Common Goals

Communities across the United States are experiencing increasingly severe and frequent floods, wildfires, extreme heat, and other hazards due to climate change. These hazards are impacting local economies by damaging critical infrastructure and commercial districts, disrupting business operations, reducing municipal …

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What Does the COP26 Outcome on Article 6 Mean for non-Party Stakeholders?

Article 6 of the Paris Agreement established a framework for countries to trade mitigation outcomes to achieve their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), using market mechanisms to incentivize cost effective reductions or removals of greenhouse gas emissions. Importantly, as a result …

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C2ES Comments to the Public Utilities Commission of Texas

April 11, 2022 Public Utility Commission of Texas via digital delivery Re: Docket/Control #52487 – APPLICATION OF ENTERGY TEXAS, INC. TO AMEND ITS CERTIFICATE OF CONVENEINCE AND NECESSITY TO CONSTRUCT ORANGE COUNTY ADVANCED POWER STATION Dear Commissioners, Thank you for …

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Recommendations for Improving Disclosure of Climate-Related Opportunities

These recommendations synthesize the TCFD’s 2021 guidance on disclosing climate-related opportunities for select industrial sectors; compares the most recent disclosure guidance to companies’ actual disclosure from 2021 CDP reports; and provides recommendations in alignment with, and in addition to, the …

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