Publications and documents

  • By the end of this century, perhaps the single most crucial indicator of human well-being will be the concentration of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere.
  • Blueprint 2020 Type: Information about EDF

    Date: March 30, 2015

    The Environmental Defense Fund’s strategic plan for 2015 to 2020. It is the most ambitious that EDF has ever developed, because today’s complex challenges will require nothing less
  • 2014 annual report Type: Information about EDF

    Date: March 30, 2015

    Learn about our organization, staff, mission, and achievements of 2014.
  • 2013 annual report Type: Information about EDF

    Date: March 30, 2015

    Learn about our organization, staff, mission, and achievements of 2013.
  • 2012 annual report Type: Information about EDF

    Date: March 30, 2015

    Learn about our organization, staff, mission, and achievements of 2012.
  • 2011 annual report Type: Information about EDF

    Date: March 30, 2015

    Learn about our organization, staff, mission, and achievements of 2011.
  • 2010 annual report Type: Information about EDF

    Date: March 30, 2015

    Learn about our organization, staff, mission, and achievements of 2010.
  • 2008 annual report Type: Information about EDF

    Date: March 30, 2015

    Learn about our organization, staff, mission, and achievements of 2008.
  • 2009 annual report Type: Information about EDF

    Date: March 30, 2015

    Learn about our organization, staff, mission, and achievements of 2009.
  • EDF has developed a guide to help EU fishermen, fishery managers and regulators find ways to successfully implement Common Fisheries Policy requirements.
  • Demand response fact sheet Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: February 5, 2015

    EDF is working to propel adoption of demand response—an invaluable component of the smart grid that helps utilities, homes, and businesses financially benefit from conserving electricity.
  • A Home for All Type: Report

    Date: February 4, 2015

    Architecture of a Future Global Framework for Mitigation Action under the ADP
  • EDF urges EPA, in consultation with FAA, to consider all measures available to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from new and existing aircraft.
  • Putting Demand Response to Work for California Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: January 26, 2015

    In an effort to lower carbon emission, slow the pace of climate change, and level rising energy costs, California is overhauling how it makes, moves and uses electricity
  • Demand response is a powerful, cost-effective energy management tool
  • EDF Final Financial Statements- 2014 Type: Information about EDF

    Date: January 8, 2015

    Audited consolidated financial statement for fiscal year 2014 for Environmental Defense Fund
  • Wyoming Conservation Exchange brochure Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: December 22, 2014

    Creating conservation markets for the greater sage-grouse in Wyoming.
  • Central valley habitat exchange factsheet Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: December 22, 2014

    The Central Valley Habitat Exchange is a voluntary program creating new financial returns for landowners while recovering riparian and floodplain habitat lost in recent decades.
  • From crisis to connectivity Type: Report

    Date: December 22, 2014

    The California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply explains the connectivity approach, which provides a whole-systems framework for water management decisions.
  • Rice Protocol Fact Sheet Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: December 18, 2014

    California Air Resources Board Rice Cultivation Projects Compliance Offsets Protocol