Business, Government Partnership Remains Key to Tackling Climate Change

  • Aligning policy goals and GHG emissions reduction targets with scientific evidence;
  • Increasing global engagement, cooperation and accountability;
  • Leveraging market-based solutions wherever possible;
  • Providing for adequate transition time and long-term regulatory certainty;
  • Preserving the competitiveness of U.S. businesses, including avoiding economic and emissions “leakage”;
  • Minimizing social and economic costs for those least able to bear them;
  • Supporting both public and private investment in low-carbon and GHG emissions reduction technologies along the full innovation pipeline;
  • Minimizing administrative burdens and duplicative policies while maximizing compliance flexibility;
  • Ensuring that U.S. policies account for international emissions reductions programs;
  • Advancing climate resilience and adaption; and
  • Eliminating barriers to the deployment of emissions reduction technologies and low-carbon energy sources.

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