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Commentary: Why Walmart's Project Gigaton gives us hope for progress on climate change

Elizabeth Sturcken, a supply chain expert at EDF, and co-author Sheila Bonini discuss Walmart's ambitious sustainability initiative.

 ⋮ GreenBiz, April 15, 2019
News article: Environmental group IDs New Mexico methane emissions surge

Jon Goldstein, an oil and gas policy expert at EDF, says the Permian Basin has become the most active drilling basin in the United States.

 ⋮ Associated Press, April 12, 2019
Commentary: Top 3 corporate sustainability trends all business leaders should be watching

Daniel Hill, a corporate partnerships expert at EDF, discusses how businesses across industries plan to reduce their environmental impact.

 ⋮ Forbes, April 9, 2019

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    Join our conversation on the blogging site Medium, where we reveal the people and innovations driving environmental progress.

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Elizabeth Gore Sr. Vice President, Political Affairs
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Documents

  • 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;
  • Type: Fact Sheet
    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. &nbsp;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. &nbsp;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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