Combating climate change requires citizens, governments, and businesses to work together. Inaction is simply not an option. American businesses play a vital role in creating innovative solutions and reducing greenhouse gases to protect our planet. A challenge of this magnitude requires collaboration, not confrontation, to advance the best ideas and policies. Together, we can forge solutions that improve our environment and grow our economy—leaving the world better for generations to come.
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- 4 Climate Innovations Led By BusinessBusinesses are investing in blue hydrogen, direct air capture, and other climate technologies to build a more sustainable future.
- How America Can Support and Grow the 'Hydrogen Economy'As climate challenges continue to shape the way companies innovate, the hydrogen economy has grown and has proven to be a viable source of energy.
- How Public-Private Partnerships Can Advance Climate ActionPrivate-public partnerships are essential for the U.S. to meet its climate action objectives and improve the nation’s energy management.
The U.S. Chamber believes that there is much common ground on which all sides of this discussion could come together to address climate change with policies that are practical, flexible, predictable, and durable. We believe in a policy approach that is supported by market-based solutions, developed through bipartisan legislation in Congress, and acknowledges the costs of action and inaction and the competitiveness of the U.S. economy. We work with policymakers to forge climate solutions and engage in the United Nations COP on behalf of the business community.
Energy innovation and sustainability experts share how businesses can work together to address climate change.
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- Health CareU.S.-Saudi Arabia Healthcare Webinar: The Intersection of Healthcare and Data — Saudi Arabia's Healthcare InfrastructureTuesday, December 0709:00 AM EST - 10:30 AM EST
- InternationalThird Annual Transatlantic Business Works SummitWednesday, December 08 - Thursday, December 0909:00 AM EST - 01:00 PM EST
- Security and ResiliencePath Forward AMA: Dr. Katelyn JetelinaThursday, December 0904:00 PM EST - 04:30 PM EST
- Sep 10, 2021U.S. Chamber Calls on Administration to Review Water Rule Decision Chuck Chaitovitz, Vice President for Environmental Affairs and Sustainability at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement regarding next steps on the Navigable Waters Protection Rule.
- Sep 01, 2021U.S. Chamber Outlines Border Carbon Adjustment Principles One of the primary challenges in any policy effort to reduce emissions is containing and accounting for the potential movement of emissions intensive industries and companies to markets without similar restrictions. If one nation or group of nations enacts policies to reduce emissions, emissions progress can be undermined if industry simply moves to another nation to avoid the higher costs of operating in a carbon constrained environment.
- Aug 25, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter Requesting Extension of Comment Period for Recommendations on the "Navigable Waters Protection Rule" The U.S. Chamber of Commerce requests that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers grant at least a 60-day extension of the period for receiving written recommendations about your plans to consider revising the rule “The Navigable Waters Protection Rule: Definition of “Waters of the United States” (the “NWPR”).
- Aug 10, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on H.R. 1884, the “Save Oak Flat Act” This Hill letter was sent to Members of the House of Representatives opposing H.R. 1884, the “Save Oak Flat Act.” This bill is on the Legislative Leadership list for the “How They Voted” scorecard.
- Aug 05, 2021The Biggest Winner in the Senate’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal May Be Our Climate The bipartisan Infrastructure Innovation and Jobs Act will help address climate change.
- Aug 03, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee on FY22 Energy and Water Appropriations This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, on Fiscal Year 2022 Energy and Water Development Appropriations legislation.
- Jul 30, 2021Coalition Letter on the STORM Act of 2020 This Coalition letter was sent to Members of the House of Representatives supporting full funding of $100 million for FY 2022 appropriations for the Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation (STORM) Act of 2020.
- Jul 28, 2021U.S. Chamber Key Vote Letter on a Cloture Vote for the Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement This Key Vote Alert! letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, supporting a cloture vote on the motion to proceed to begin the process of considering the bipartisan infrastructure agreement.
- Jul 28, 2021U.S. Chamber Comments on PFAS Reporting Extension This letter was sent to Dr. Michal Freedhoff, Assistant Administrator for the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics at the Environmental Protection Agency.
- Jul 22, 2021Charting a Course for Effective Climate Solutions We're working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through policies that are realistic, durable, and reinforce U.S. competitiveness.