Reports and publications

  • How tech can help businesses balance profit and purpose

    Type: Column/Article

    Date: November 11, 2019

    With the US administration turning its back on the Paris Climate Agreement, demands for corporate climate leadership are mounting. At a time when executives should be filling the leadership gap, too many CEOs continue to be trapped by short-term, profit-only thinking.

  • Climate smart farming in India

    Type: Report

    Date: October 29, 2019

    K. Kritee, Drishya Nair, Daniel Zavala-Araiza, Malla Reddy, Jeremy Proville and Richie Ahuja (2019). Climate smart farming in India: A pathway to poverty alleviation, food security, and climate adaptation and mitigation. An online report with greenhouse gas flux data from rice and non-rice cropping systems from four agro-ecological regions in India. Published by Environmental Defense Fund, New York, NY.

  • Understanding the risks and benefits of redesigning nature

    Type: Webinar

    Date: October 29, 2019

    This webinar recaps our most recent Science Day on genetic engineering and synthetic biology.

  • Friend of the Farmer

    Type: Report

    Date: October 28, 2019

    An interview with Suzy Friedman

  • Climate change is no longer a future threat. Its destructive impacts are already here in the form of violent mega-storms, prolonged drought and deadly wildfires. More than ever, we need a credible, positive vision of the future to motivate and mobilize the forces necessary to address climate challenges head-on. 

  • Salton Sea Vision 2025

    Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: October 24, 2019

    The Salton Sea, the state’s largest lake, has shrunk by some 40 square miles, exposing tens of thousands of acres of playa, increasing dust and salinity, and reducing habitat. The state of California has a 10-year plan to reduce dust and build habitat around the Salton Sea, and more than $365 million in funding has been approved. However, work at the Sea has been stalled and the region has been ignored far too long.

  • Op-ed by Ann Hayden on Sustainable Groundwater Management Act in California being positive rather than negative, as portrayed by a series of recent articles in the Sacramento and Fresno Bees.

  • Final Environmental Defense Fund Europe report on making electric vehicles more affordable and accessible

  • Electrifying the UK fact sheet

    Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: October 11, 2019

    Fact sheet on EDFE report on EV acceleration

  • EDF Europe report on barriers to electric vehicle growth