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Jun 23, 2015, 06:00 ET

New Study Quantifies Natural Gas Loss from Production on U.S. Public and Tribal Lands

A new economic analysis conducted by ICF International for the Environmental Defense Fund estimates that losses from oil and gas companies...

Jun 02, 2015, 07:00 ET

New Class of EDF Climate Corps Fellows Advances Energy Leadership in World-Class Organizations

 Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced that its 2015 EDF Climate Corps fellows have been deployed to organizations throughout the...

Jan 22, 2015, 08:00 ET

Environmental Defense Fund Highlights Two Scalable Solutions for Energy Management

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) announced today the release of two in-depth case studies that reflect the innovation of the adidas Group and the...

Jan 22, 2015, 08:00 ET

Leading Organizations Tap EDF Climate Corps to Save Energy in 2015

 Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced that its popular EDF Climate Corps fellowship program, now in its eighth year, has already...

Jan 14, 2015, 09:37 ET

Environmental Defense Fund Applauds New White House Methane Goal

 Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today applauded the goal announced by the Obama administration to reduce methane emissions from the oil and...

Jan 07, 2015, 09:00 ET

Commercial Building Leaders Move City of Chicago Closer to Energy Goals

 Environmental Defense Fund announced today that two major commercial building operators – JLL and Urban Innovations – have...

Oct 09, 2014, 10:01 ET

Value Chain is the Next Frontier in Energy Management, EDF Climate Corps Finds

Today, EDF Climate Corps announced the findings of 117 fellows working to improve energy management at 102 leading organizations. Altogether, this...

Oct 02, 2014, 08:00 ET

Emerging U.S. Methane Mitigation Industry Stimulates Growth in Local Economies

 A new report suggests that the nation's growing methane mitigation industry can boost economic development in key energy states and help...

Jul 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

EDF Partners with Google Earth Outreach to Map Natural Gas Leaks Under U.S. City Streets

Environmental Defense Fund today unveiled interactive online maps showing natural gas leaks beneath the streets of Boston, Indianapolis and New...

Mar 03, 2014, 08:32 ET

Cost-Effective Methane Emissions Reductions from U.S. Oil and Gas

 An independent analysis conducted by ICF International (ICF) has determined that the onshore segment of the U.S. oil and gas sector can...

Feb 20, 2014, 13:40 ET

Con Edison to Take New Measures to Protect Against the Effects of Climate Change

 In an historic decision that will serve as a nationwide model, the New York State Public Service Commission today unanimously approved an...

Jan 28, 2014, 16:13 ET

Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow Joins First Lady at State of the Union Address

The White House announced today Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps fellow Tyrone Davis will join First Lady Michelle Obama at tonight's...

Oct 17, 2013, 11:29 ET

Environmental Defense Fund Launches Toolkit to Help Fishermen and Managers

Manuals, Guides and Reports to Design Sustainable and Profitable Fisheries, Including Those with Limited Data Environmental Defense Fund...

Oct 02, 2013, 09:00 ET

Environmental Defense Fund, Market Leaders Team Up to Drive a New Era in Energy Management

US Army, City of Boston, Darden Restaurants and more tap EDF Climate Corps to untangle data and tackle financing challenges...

Sep 16, 2013, 15:15 ET

First Academic Study Released in EDF's Groundbreaking Methane Emissions Series

Unprecedented data collection effort to better understand the climate impacts of natural gas  The first of sixteen methane emissions...

May 21, 2013, 09:31 ET

Over 100 Leading Organizations Tap EDF Climate Corps to Catalyze Energy Savings

Today, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) kicks off its sixth and largest season of EDF Climate Corps, an innovative fellowship program that...

Jan 29, 2013, 17:57 ET

Restoration Council Starts Critical Conversation with "Path Forward"

Draft plan clearly commits at least 30 percent of RESTORE funds to Gulf ecosystems Today, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council...

Jan 23, 2013, 09:50 ET

Environmental Defense Fund Project Receives California's 'Highest Environmental Honor'

 Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) was awarded with the Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for its sustainable fishing loan...

Jan 03, 2013, 15:53 ET

Gulf Restoration Groups Praise Historic Settlement for Oil Spill

Transocean penalties a step forward for unprecedented restoration efforts  Gulf restoration and economic development groups lauded the...

Dec 11, 2012, 09:00 ET

Environmental Defense Fund Launches New ESG Management Tool for Private Equity

In response to growing interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues among leading private equity firms and institutional...