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Scaling Sustainable Aviation Fuel (Factsheet)

This factsheet summarizes the policy recommendations in our Regional Roundtable brief on Scaling Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Washington State.

Scaling Sustainable Aviation Fuel: Recommendations to Federal Policy Makers from Washington State

The aviation industry currently accounts for 2 percent of global carbon emissions, the vast majority of which is due to the use of fossil jet fuel. As air travel grows at a projected rate of 3 to 4 percent per year, the aviation industry will continue its reliance on energy dense liquid fuels with few […]

Advanced Nuclear Process Heat for Industrial Decarbonization

Key Takeaways Nuclear power is one of the few technologies that can economically and technologically meet the thermal needs of industrial process heat applications up to 950 degrees C (1,742 degrees F). Retrofitting facilities (e.g., manufacturing, universities, hospitals) currently utilizing natural gas-fired combined heat and power systems would reduce U.S. annual carbon dioxide emissions by […]

Features and Normative Requirements for Nationally Determined Contributions (Technical Paper)
Creating a Circular Economy for Critical Materials in Ohio

Global demand for electric vehicles is expected to continue growing in the coming decades. With that, demand for critical materials like lithium, manganese, copper, silicon, and others is set to rise significantly. Recent electric vehicle battery and recycling investments in Ohio build on the state’s existing competencies throughout the automotive and scrap recycling supply chain, […]

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. Twelve states that are home to over a quarter of the U.S. population and account for a third of U.S. GDP have active carbon-pricing programs and are successfully reducing emissions. Those states are California, Washington, […]

Matters & modalities of the UAE-Belém Work Programme

This paper was submitted to the UNFCCC.

The Sharm el-Sheikh Dialogue on Article 2.1(c)

This paper was submited to the UNFCCC.

Fueling a Low-Carbon Biofuel Future in Minnesota

The United States is the top biofuel producer in the world, with the Midwest generating hundreds of millions of barrels of ethanol and tens of millions of barrels of biodiesel annually. As a top-five producer of ethanol and biodiesel in the United States, policymakers, fuel producers, farmers, and communities in the state will be influential […]

C2ES Comments on the Notice of Intent Regarding the DOE Voluntary Carbon Dioxide Removal Purchasing Challenge

These comments were submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy on May 15, 2024.