Insider Podcast - Environmental Defense Fund show

Insider Podcast - Environmental Defense Fund

Summary: Hear the staff and friends of Environmental Defense Fund weigh in on the most pressing environmental issues.


 California: Ground zero for climate action | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Even as the Trump administration tries to roll back climate and clean air protections, many states are moving forward with ambitious programs. California has been at the frontlines of climate action, passing tough targets and standards, with plans to go further. Click the link below to take a look at California’s climate leadership—and the important […]

 Rising together to protect and defend our environment under the Trump administration | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

From slashing EPA’s budget to rolling back critical safeguards, policies emerging from the Trump administration and Congress threaten people’s lives, their health, and the future of our planet. Click the link below to hear a conversation with some of EDF’s leading experts about how we and our environmental colleagues are rising to the challenge—coming together […]

 Oceans can be healthier, even with climate change | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

New research by EDF and academic partners gives hope Most of the world’s fisheries can yield more fish, food and prosperity with effective management—even in the face of climate change, according to new research by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and our academic partners at the University of California Santa Barbara and Oregon State University. While […]

 Mobilizing for progress under a Trump administration | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Big wins with states and corporations shine a light forward President-elect Trump’s pick to run the EPA, Scott Pruitt, has built his career trying to undermine the agency’s mission of environmental protection. EDF will ferociously defend America’s bedrock environmental protections under this administration. At the same time, recent big wins to expand clean energy in […]

 ELECTION 2016: What it means for the environment | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

The unusual and unpredictable 2016 election is finally over. What will the new President and Congress mean for the future of our planet? Click the link below for an analysis of the vote from EDF senior staff joined by Republican and Democratic insiders —and a discussion about where we go from here. Featuring: Fred Krupp, […]

 The 2016 Election and Beyond: What's at stake for the environment | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

An update from the EDF Political Team This year’s campaign season has been unique and historic. But what does it mean for the environment? Click below to hear our perspective on Campaign 2016 where we will take a look at the important constituencies we’re working to engage and the tactics and partnerships we’re leveraging in […]

 Finally, a safer chemical law | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Congress recently passed, by an overwhelming bipartisan majority, the most important environmental legislation in two decades. The Lautenberg Act, which the president signed into law on June 22nd, finally overhauls a broken chemical safety system that has left all Americans unprotected from toxic chemicals. Click the link below to learn what it means for our […]

 More fish, more food, more prosperity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

New study shows most world fisheries can recover in 10 years Environmental Defense Fund and academic partners have published groundbreaking new research showing that, with better fishing practices, most of the world’s fisheries could rebound within 10 years. Global fish populations could double by 2050, while providing more food and income. Today three billion people […]

 How can we grow more food with less pollution? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Fertilizer is the engine of agriculture, but overuse pollutes our water and climate. How do we feed a growing population sustainably without harming our environment? Join us to learn how EDF is working with farmers, food companies and others across the agricultural supply chain to cost-effectively secure a sustainable food supply that supports a more […]

 The sensor revolution: Turning information into action | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Sensors are already generating mountains of data: Drones follow monkeys to track malaria outbreaks; robots capture round-the-clock information from the ocean floor; rickshaw-mounted sensors measure air pollution on the streets of New Delhi; citizens track radiation in Japan with handheld Geiger counters. How can we turn all this data into environmental solutions? Click below for […]

 Update on Massive Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Leak | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

How did this happen? How can we keep it from happening again? The huge methane plume from the Alison Canyon natural gas leak so far has forced more than 2,300 people to relocate, closed two schools, and caused near-term climate damage equal to driving 7 million cars a year. EDF’s aerial footage of the disaster […]

 Debrief on the Paris Climate talks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

More than 195 countries gathered for the U.N. climate talks in Paris. Click below for a debrief about what happened, what it means—and how we can build momentum going forward. Featuring Nathaniel Keohane Vice President, Global Climate, EDF Fred Krupp President, EDF Eric Pooley Senior Vice President, Strategy & Communications, EDF This teleconference was recorded […]

 Driving demand for clean energy with EDF Climate Corps | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

EDF is working toward a future with abundant clean energy and dramatically reduced climate pollution. Our EDF Climate Corps fellows are helping achieve this vision by driving demand for and adoption of new clean energy technologies where it matters most. Learn more about how our fellows are transforming the energy landscape with innovative new approaches […]

 The Road to Paris: An Insider's Perspective | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In December, more than 190 nations will convene in Paris to discuss a new global agreement on climate change. But is such an agreement feasible? What would a good outcome from the UN Paris Summit be? EDF's global climate experts discuss what to expect from Paris and what it can mean for our future. Featuring […]

 Is your food safe? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Only about half of the 10,000 food additives approved by government have been tested for safety. Americans are growing increasingly concerned about what they are feeding their families, and demanding change. To tackle this problem, EDF has launched a new initiative: Behind the Label: A Blueprint for Safer Food Additives. Hear about how we aim […]


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