Today’s environmentalism is a whole new breed.
Powered by people and innovation, the emerging Fourth Wave of environmental progress is transforming the way we take on the toughest environmental challenges.
Check out how we got here and where we're headed.
Sensors reveal a new way to protect the planet
New, low-cost sensor technology can find and measure invisible pollutants that harm our health and change the climate. See how innovators are transforming raw data into action.
Satellites fight air and climate pollution from space
Scientists are using instruments on satellites to detect air pollution. Watch this TED Talk to learn about a groundbreaking satellite an EDF affiliate is developing to pinpoint methane leaks anywhere on Earth.
Business and industry adopt environmental technology
Top executives say environmental innovation is good for business. We’re seeing that idea shift a variety of business practices — farming, fishing, monitoring oil and gas fields, storing energy and more.
Watch the technology at work
Our videos take you to the action. Watch this quick overview about the new wave of environmentalism, and see how technology is set to tackle harmful methane leaks and fertilizer waste.
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