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Editorial: Wake up, Republicans. Even corporations are calling for action on climate change

An editorial board says the president and Congress should listen to a new group of CEOs and nonprofits, including EDF, about climate policy.

 ⋮ The Washington Post, May 15, 2019
News feature: Atmospheric methane levels are going up — and no one knows why

Steven Hamburg, EDF's chief scientist, discusses how data from a methane-monitoring satellite could play a part in slowing climate change.

 ⋮ WIRED, May 16, 2019
News article: Houston ship channel reopens after crash polluted air and water

Elena Craft, an air toxics expert at EDF, says some local communities have experienced a series of serious benzene exposures.

 ⋮ Bloomberg, May 11, 2019

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Documents

  • Type: Report
    Date: April 25, 2019
    A new report provides the most comprehensive dataset ever collected about on-farm nitrogen management practices in North Carolina to identify fertilizer solutions that increase operational resilience, and improve economic and environmental outcomes.
  • Type: Report
    Date: April 4, 2019
    A regulatory framework that encourages innovation takes advantage of the fact that technology makes it faster and cheaper to understand the world, and creative methods using these new technologies can enable better detection, mitigation, and monitoring to reduce waste and protect the environment.
  • Type: Report
    Date: March 14, 2019
    To cut greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, California agencies, municipalities and some utilities are rethinking the role of natural gas within the state’s energy system. This includes new policies and approaches to use more electric options in homes and businesses, and to reduce the use of natural gas in power plants. Succeeding in this endeavor will reduce reliance on the gas system, which could result in existing gas infrastructure becoming “stranded”. This carries important financial and political implications that, if not managed effectively, could complicate the state’s efforts to combat climate change. &nbsp;This framework provides guidance on how policymakers can address the transition away from gas.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;

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