Reports and publications

  • Myths and facts on global warming

    Type: Report

    Date: April 14, 2005

    A vast majority of climate scientists agree that global warming is happening and poses a serious threat to society.

  • Cleaner Diesel Handbook

    Type: Report

    Date: April 1, 2005

    Report designed to empower the private sector, public officials and ordinary citizens with the means to reduce harmful pollution from diesel engines.

  • Solutions March-April 2005

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 22, 2005

    In this issue: Car companies take on CA global warming law; learning from local partners; appliances come clean; saving a river delta; and more.

  • Osprey Watch Spring 2005

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 1, 2005

    Main feature - "Victory in Congress: Quick action halts the worst assault on Clean Air Act in 30 years"

  • CCI Newsletter February 2005

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: February 17, 2005

    In this issue: An Arizona rancher demonstrates good land management can restore water quality -- and boost profits; the Beehive State earmarks funds f

  • Solutions January-February 2005

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: January 5, 2005

    In this issue: A wake-up call from the Arctic on global warming; plans to weaken the Clean Air Act in favor of President Bush's so-called "Clear Skies

  • Solutions January-February 2005

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: January 5, 2005

    In this issue: A wake-up call from the Arctic on global warming; plans to weaken the Clean Air Act in favor of President Bush's so-called "Clear Skies

  • 2004 annual report [PDF]

    Type: Information about EDF

    Date: December 1, 2004

    Learn about our organization, staff, mission, and achievements of 2004.

  • Solutions November-December 2004

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: November 22, 2004

    In this issue: A Global Milestone Passes as Russia Ratifies Kyoto; cleaning up mercury from cars; reforming the nation's farm spending; China honors o

  • CCI Newsletter November 2004

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: November 17, 2004

    In this issue: Pennsylvania project aims to improve Chesapeake Bay watershed quality; Utah group uses WHIP to restore sagebrush rangelands; Conservati

  • Letter on TSCA and nanotechnology

    Type: Letter

    Date: September 2, 2004

    Letter from Environmental Defense to U.S. EPA addressing the Toxic Substances Control Act and nanotechnology issues.

  • Solutions September-October 2004

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: September 1, 2004

    In this issue: Restoring Hetch Hetchy; China's experiment in market approach to curbing air pollution; sheltering the tiny bog turtle; court victory o

  • Trash and the City

    Type: Report

    Date: June 30, 2004

    Executive summary of report showing how a better, more modern system of handling New York City's garbage can cut the truck miles driven by more than h

  • Solutions July-August 2004

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: June 22, 2004

    In this issue: Debut of the Oceans Alive campaign; bipartisan support for Back from the Brink; calls for stricter air pollution regulations for the EP

  • Today’s Promises, Tomorrow’s Cars?

    Type: Report

    Date: June 2, 2004

    Looks back at the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (or PNGV) program, launched with great fanfare by President Bill Clinton in 1993 - what

  • Orphan Chemicals in the HPV Challenge

    Type: Report

    Date: June 1, 2004

    Determining how many HPV Challenge program chemicals continue to be manufactured at HPV levels but remain unsponsored is complicated for a variety o

  • CCI Newsletter May 2004

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: May 27, 2004

    In this issue: America's tiniest turtle gets a helping hand, funding for forest landowners is cut, two highly imperiled natural communities of the Tar

  • Solutions March-April 2004

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 1, 2004

    In this issue: Pressure builds on EPA to enforce clean air laws; seeking a 'Teddy Roosevelt of the Seas'; trading in toxic mercury; a better future fo

  • Solutions May-June 2004

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: March 1, 2004

    In this issue: Back from the Brink campaign to restore endangered species, EPA decides on air quality rules, countering ExxonMobil's disinformation ca

  • CCI Newsletter February 2004

    Type: Newsletter

    Date: February 18, 2004

    In this issue: Private Stewardship Grants Program, Colorado Species Conservation Partnership focuses on landowner and species needs, Environmental Qua