Environmental Defense Fund

The Business of Business is Climate

The climate is telling us something’s wrong. Business is starting to hear the message. U.S. Steel, Ericsson, and other companies are changing, and finding new ways to work with environmentalists.

How Tech Is Mobilizing to Confront the Climate Crisis

Can technology help solve the climate crisis? A lot of smart money is betting that it can.

Tech Confronts the Climate Crisis

The problem is vast, but progress is accelerating as tech finds ways to address it. We need new tools to generate energy and more accurate ways to measure emissions. But action is coming both from...

What Happened At Techonomy Climate

Yes we’ll definitely do more climate conferences. The substance Tuesday was phenomenal. Attendees said they were enthralled and bolstered in their convictions. This is THE crisis. And Bill Gross has a lot to teach us.

SEC Climate Rule Would Force Companies to Disclose Emissions

In a landmark move that has the support of environmental groups and trillion-dollar asset managers alike, the SEC wants to require companies to disclose their climate risks and carbon emissions.

Climate Crisis Tech: Priority Number One

We must take action on the climate emergency in many ways. But huge tech innovation is emerging from both large and small companies. We’ve got to apply it right away. It’s become a top priority...

New Data Shows Massive Climate-Warming Leaks by New Mexico Oil and Gas Operators

Methane emitted in the process of extraction is a huge contributor to global warming, and eliminating it is by far the quickest way to slow greenhouse gas growth. While most NM producers have increased reporting,...

“It shouldn’t be up to consumers to figure out what products are safe for…the environment”

What’s the role of business in addressing the degrading environment and pushing towards more sustainability in society? In the opinion of Jenny Ahlen of the Environmental Defense Fund, plenty. “We need proactive business leadership."

EDF to Launch Satellite to Track Methane

Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, told the audience at Techonomy NYC that EDF is launching a purpose-built satellite to locate and measure methane emissions from human-made sources worldwide. "This is our chance...

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