Reports and publications

  • EDF guide to help companies incorporate circular solutions. The circular economy framework and associated value lever map can be used to identify, prioritize, and implement specific concepts that meet business, environmental, and social goals.

  • At a glance: Enteric emissions reduction opportunities

    Type: Report

    Date: November 14, 2023

    Companies in the meat and dairy sector are uniquely positioned to tackle methane emissions. By setting an ambitious methane reduction target, companies can slash their greenhouse gas emissions and build more resilient and equitable supply chains, while meeting shareholder and customer demands for climate action.

  • EDF story map shows how states are using natural infrastructure to address climate impacts.

  • Methane Waste and Pollution in Ohio

    Type: Fact Sheet

    Date: November 2, 2023

    Synapse Energy Economics analysis commissioned by Environmental Defense Fund and Taxpayers for Common Sense finds oil and gas companies across Ohio wasted $93 million worth of gas in 2019.

  • This report from EDF and group of partners crossing sectors shares implementation lessons from a learning pilot in New York City designed to harness risk transfer to provide immediate and flexible post-flood assistance to under-resourced households.

  • This report shares a process of social innovation undertaken to improve the financial recovery of low- and moderate-income (LMI) households from increasing climate disasters. The report first discusses the broader issue of cross-sector collaboration and team building and then walks through the insurance-based innovation steps in detail.

  • Decarbonizing Long Haul Freight

    Type: Report

    Date: October 23, 2023

    Study commissioned by EDF lays out a comprehensive vision to unlock the potential of intermodal freight, suggesting how successfully integrating class I and short line rail into an updated intermodal ecosystem could usher in transformative gains for the industry, while simultaneously reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the freight sector.

  • Methane Tracking Technologies Study

    Type: Report

    Date: October 18, 2023

    Assessment of methane abatement potential for Australia's energy sector, by Rystad Energy, commissioned by Environmental Defense Fund

  • Why is there a new proposed tax on electric vehicles?

    Type: Column/Article

    Date: October 17, 2023

    Senate Bill 28 and House Bill 107 would create a punitive flat annual license tax for EV owners of $200.

  • EDF, in partnership with Nest and with support from Etsy, developed this comprehensive guide to the post-disaster resources available to small business owners and the next steps to accessing them.