How we do it

Leverage our deep expertise in science and economics to drive sweeping change

While the last decade has brought powerful technological breakthroughs, the world does not yet have all the solutions needed to stabilize the climate and help people thrive.

EDF is on it. With our wide range of partners — from universities to companies to community organizations — we spark innovative ideas and bring them to life.

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Sensors reveal a new way to protect the planet

New, low-cost sensor technology can find and measure invisible pollutants that harm our health and change the climate. See how innovators are transforming raw data into action.

Satellites fight climate pollution from space

Scientists are using instruments on satellites to detect planet-warming pollution. Watch this TED Talk to learn about a groundbreaking satellite an EDF affiliate is developing to pinpoint methane leaks worldwide.

Innovative partnerships deliver bold action

With our partners, we’re able to achieve what no environmental organization can do alone. Our collaborations with farmers, fishers, researchers, communities, businesses and others take on the planet’s biggest challenges.

Watch innovation at work

Our videos take you to the action. Watch this quick overview showing innovation in the field, and see how our work is set to tackle harmful methane leaks, fertilizer waste, air pollution and overfishing.