Solutions newsletter

EDF's quarterly publication, for our members

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New land for a vanishing coastline [PDF] »

The Wilson column: Reap what you sow

Also in this issue:
EPA to ban carcinogenic chemical
Rebuilding Louisiana’s battered coast
Do you have lead in your home?


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Fall 2023

Your package has arrived [PDF]»

The world’s dependence on maritime shipping weighs heavily on the environment. Can the industry clean up in time?

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Summer 2023

Dry and mighty [PDF] »

In the drought-stricken borderlands of Texas, communities find a path to sustainable water security.

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Spring 2023

Hydrogen energy: Hype or hope? [PDF] »

From Hollywood to news headlines, everyone’s talking about hydrogen. EDF sorts fact from fiction.

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Winter 2023

This is our home [PDF] »

Meet the Indigenous leaders fighting to preserve Ecuador’s rainforest and stabilize the climate.

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Fall 2022

Water, water everywhere [PDF] »

Climate change promises a stormier future. Ten years after Sandy, New York and New Jersey are still seeking innovative ways to live with water

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Summer 2022

Keeping the lights on [PDF] »

Hurricanes, floods and fires. From California to Puerto Rico, the race is on to build a cleaner, more resilient power grid.

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Spring 2022

Feeding a hungry world [PDF] »

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

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Winter 2022

This is Methane [PDF] »

It's making the planet hotter, faster. EDF is moving the world to meet this urgent threat.

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Fall 2021

Mission: Possible [PDF] »

We are facing a critical moment in the climate fight.

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Summer 2021

Generation Climate [PDF] »

They’re young, passionate and breaking new ground in the climate fight.

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Spring 2021

America's electric revolution [PDF] »

A clean, modern electric grid, millions of electric vehicles — and millions of jobs to build them. EDF is racing to make this future a reality.

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Winter 2021

A new day [PDF] »

President Biden has a bold plan to combat climate change. EDF is ready to seize this historic moment.

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Fall 2020

The pathfinders [PDF] »

From farmers to fishermen and from local officials to community leaders, everyday heroes are bringing bold environmental ideas to life. EDF salutes them.

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Summer 2020

Enough! [PDF] »

As the Trump administration undermines science and public health, EDF — and the world's scientists — are fighting back.

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Spring 2020

Revealed! [PDF] »

Methane pollution from America’s largest oilfield is heating the planet. EDF is finding the leaks and holding companies accountable.

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Winter 2020

Catching up! [PDF] »

EDF drives progress on electric trucks, zero-emission cars and cleaner air travel.

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Fall 2019

Science under siege [PDF] »

The Trump administration is chipping away at the science that environmental protection depends on. Here's why its efforts will fail.

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Summer 2019

Feeling the heat [PDF] »

Climate change is turning wildfires into megafires. EDF is confronting the crisis, helping make forests healthier and communities more resilient.

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Spring 2019

Power in the prairie [PDF] »

America's prairie once supported an abundance of wildlife. Then it became the world's breadbasket. EDF is helping restore the balance between agriculture and the environment

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Winter 2019

The cleanup begins [PDF] »

In Congress and statehouses across the country, new faces are working with EDF to reverse two years of environmental vandalism.

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Fall 2018

The new defenders [PDF] »

As Washington caves on climate change and public health, states are rushing to fill the void.

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Summer 2018

Meet the Fourth Wave [PDF] »

A new era of environmental innovation gives us powerful new ways to protect nature.

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Spring 2018

A toxic agenda [PDF] »

EPA chief Scott Pruitt is undermining chemical safety — and EDF is fighting back.

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Winter 2018

A year of reckoning [PDF] »

After a year of extreme weather and extreme politics, EDF and allies push forward on climate.

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Fall 2017

California rising [PDF] »

The Golden State keeps driving climate progress despite all the backsliding in Washington.

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Summer 2017

Everyday Heroes [PDF] »

Standing strong for conservation, these EDF partners rarely make headlines, but their environmental leadership is vital.

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Spring 2017

Homeland security [PDF] »

Protecting a vulnerable planet in the age of Trump.

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Winter 2017

Saving the monarch [PDF] »

EDF is working with farmers to rescue the beleaguered butterfly.

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Fall 2016

Utilities: A time to choose [PDF] »

Some power companies are embracing the clean energy future. Others remain mired in the past. How EDF is fighting to bring them around.

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Summer 2016

Taking the Hill [PDF] »

After a 20-year struggle, EDF helps win bipartisan chemical reform

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Spring 2016

Exposing a Climate Threat [PDF] »

In California, EDF's infrared images revealed the biggest known methane leak in U.S. history. How do we stop the next one?

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Winter 2016

Power Switch [PDF] »

EDF is helping put the clean energy revolution within everyone's grasp.

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Fall 2015

Next stop, Paris [PDF] »

Strong new commitments by the U.S. and China raise hopes for progress.

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Summer 2015

Sea Change [PDF] »

How EDF is helping fishermen around the world return the oceans to health.

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Spring 2015

The China Paradox [PDF] »

China burns as much coal as the rest of the world combined. It is also the world's largest investor in clean energy. See how EDF is helping it go green.

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Winter 2015

Blueprint for climate stability [PDF] »

Global carbon emissions have been climbing for more than a century. EDF has a plan to reverse that trend by 2020 — and turn the corner toward climate stability.

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Fall 2014

A Fishery on the Rebound [PDF] »

On the West Coast, fishermen show they can be good stewards of the sea.

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Summer 2014

Green power comes home [PDF] »

Cheap green electricity is no longer a pipe dream. How you can slash your utility bill and short-circuit climate change.

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Spring 2014

Guardians of the Amazon [PDF] »

At home in the forest, Brazil's Kayapo are key actors in the fight against global climate change.

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Winter 2014

The Fix-it Brigade [PDF] »

What young climate activists are teaching Apple, Caterpillar and other Fortune 500 companies.

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Fall 2013

Colorado comes clean [PDF] »

The state has transformed into a testing ground for a low-carbon future.

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Summer 2013

Net gain: Saving the oceans [PDF] »

Can 45 million fishermen help save the oceans?

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Spring 2013

Forest defender [PDF] »

Today's environmental challenges are different from those of the 20th century. So are the people solving them.

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Winter 2013

The new normal? [PDF] »

A season of extreme weather triggers a national debate on climate resilience—and action.

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Fall 2012

Delta rising [PDF] »

Launching the most ambitious environmental restoration project in the nation's history.

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Summer 2012

Protecting the great predators [PDF] »

Sharks are among the oldest surviving animals on Earth. Can we save them?

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Spring 2012

The clean air wars [PDF] »

EDF's tenacious legal team holds the line against the Clean Air Act's biggest opponents.

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Winter 2012

Wise investments [PDF] »

Snowfall in California's High Sierra supplies much of the state's fresh water. What is the true value of such a resource?

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Fall 2011

Dawn in New England [PDF] »

A brighter future for america's most troubled fishery.

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Summer 2011

We can do it [PDF] »

Moms unite to take on polluters and politicians — and anyone else who threatens their kids.

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Spring 2011

Congress to kids: Breathe less! [PDF] »

Defying science and the Supreme Court, the U.S. House is waging a reckless war on America's clean air protections. But at what cost to our children?

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Winter 2011

Truce in the Delta [PDF] »

In California, water makes deserts bloom and cities grow. Can it now save the environment?

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Fall 2010

A perilous recovery [PDF] »

As the Gulf struggles to its feet, the region unites to save an ecosystem vital to people and nature.

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Spring 2010

A greener Walmart [PDF] »

In search of a more sustainable future, the retail giant focuses on China.

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Winter 2010

Power to the people [PDF] »

Building the national electric grid of the future — today!

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Fall 2009

Sharing the catch [PDF] »

Fishermen embrace a new approach to solve overfishing.