Reports and publications

  • Assessing views on soil carbon in croplands

    Type: Report

    Date: August 4, 2022

    To better understand areas of scientific agreement and disagreement about the climate mitigation potential of cropland soil carbon, EDF asked American University to survey 31 soil carbon scientists working in academia, nonprofit organizations and government agencies. These are the results.

  • Power Sector Decarbonization in North Carolina

    Type: Report

    Date: July 15, 2022

    New analysis from Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Rural Beacon Initiative (RBI) shows that joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) can be an integral tool for North Carolina to cost-effectively reduce emissions and meet the state’s carbon reduction goals.

  • This policy brief quantifies the size of the opportunity from reducing deforestation in the Legal Amazon in U.S. dollars, and provides a roadmap of policy and regulatory changes, and actions, required to seize this opportunity.

  • Report from Trove Research, supported by  Environmental Defense Fund, shows that growing corporate demand for carbon credits could aid tropical forest countries in achieving their national climate obligations.

  • Press Kit - Culebra, Puerto Rico

    Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: May 31, 2022

    Building a Resilient Puerto Rico

  • Solutions Spring 2022: Feeding a hungry world

    Type: Solutions newsletter

    Date: May 3, 2022

    Our oceans face increasing threats. EDF is helping fishers fight climate change and preserve vital food supplies for billions.

  • An all-inclusive way to look at energy transition in New Jersey

    Type: Column/Article

    Date: April 11, 2022

    A new study proposed by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities is infected with methodological flaws and faulty assumptions that would put it out of step with the state’s energy and climate policy.

  • Blue carbon blog

    Type: Link

    Date: April 6, 2022

    As we embark this year on the United Nations Ocean Decade, you may be hearing quite a bit about blue carbon. But what is it, and why is it so important for the future of our planet?

  • EDF at NACW 2022

    Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: April 5, 2022

    EDF experts at North American American Carbon World 2022

  • Blue carbon website

    Type: Link

    Date: April 5, 2022

    EDF guide to blue carbon, the carbon stored in ocean waters and the sediments and plants of coastal habitats.