The Climate Leadership Council is an international policy institute founded in collaboration with a who’s who of business, opinion and environmental leaders to promote a carbon dividends framework as the most cost-effective, equitable and politically-viable climate solution.
THE DIVIDEND ADVANTAGE
Co-authored by George Shultz and Ted Halstead, this report outlines the top 10 reasons why rebating all carbon fee revenues directly to the American people is the most popular, equitable and politically-viable climate solution.
The Council’s newest Founding Members include Individual Members Ben Bernanke, Janet Yellen and Christine Todd Whitman, as well as Corporate Members AECOM, Allianz, AT&T, Exelon, First Solar, and MetLife. Learn More
A WINNING TRADE
This study shows the Baker-Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan would achieve more than triple the emissions reductions of all Obama-era climate regulations, and could exceed the high end of the U.S. Paris Commitment. Read the Report
UNPRECEDENTED STUDENT COALITION BACKS COUNCIL’S PLAN
In this Wall Street Journal ad, our initial Founding Members state that America needs a consensus climate solution that bridges partisan divides, strengthens our economy and protects our environment. See the Ad
OUR CARBON DIVIDENDS PLAN
The Baker-Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan would strengthen our economy, help working class Americans and protect our shared environment, while bridging partisan divides. Learn More
THE CONSERVATIVE CASE FOR CARBON DIVIDENDS
Co-authored by renowned senior statesman, this marks the first time Republican leaders put forth a concrete, market-based climate solution. Read the Report
UNLOCKING THE CLIMATE PUZZLE
Why we are failing to reduce emissions in time, and how a carbon dividends plan could overcome the psychological, economic and political barriers. Read the Report
According to this recent analysis from the Treasury Department, the bottom 70% of Americans would be financially better off under a carbon dividends program. Learn More