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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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Carbon Pricing Proposals in the 116th Congress

There are various market-based approaches to pricing carbon (e.g. carbon tax, cap and trade, and a clean energy standard). All of these can reduce emissions cost-effectively while driving clean energy innovation. This factsheet compares eleven carbon tax and cap-and-dividend proposals …

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U.S. State Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets

A greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target is a state-level goal to reduce emissions by a specific amount by a pre-determined date. The targets can cover all greenhouse gas emissions or specific gases (e.g., carbon dioxide only). The targets can be …

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Billion-Dollar Extreme Weather Events

This map and related materials pertaining to all types of extreme weather can be found here. Last updated July 2020

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Solar Climate Intervention: Options for International Assessment and Decision-Making

There is a growing risk that the global response to climate change will be inadequate to avoid an unsafe global climate. There is corresponding interest in exploring the potential need for, and feasibility of, rapid responses to avoid dangerous climate …

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C2ES comments on electric vehicle deployment in Virginia

C2ES filed comments to the Virginia State Corporate Commission on issues related to electric motor vehicle deployment and the potential effects on electricity reliability and affordability.

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C2ES and David Gardiner Associates comments on vehicle electrification in Virginia

C2ES and David Gardiner and Associates jointly filed comments to the Virginia State Corporation Commission, urging the commission to take steps to promote electric truck use through appropriate rate design and utility investment in charging infrastructure. Our comments responded to a …

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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

32 states have released a climate action plan or are in the process of revising or developing one. This includes 23 states that have released plans, 8 states that are updating their plans, and 1 state that is developing a …

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RGGI states

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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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