Support all your favorite nonprofits with a single donation.

Donate safely, anonymously & monthly, in any amount. It's a smarter way to give online. Learn more
Environmental Defense Fund
New York, NY
givvers: shawn, gina_m + 2 others

“…Grade A” (highest rating of any environmental group)
– Wired Magazine

“…America’s most economically literate green campaigners”
– The Economist

“…the power broker rewarding good behavior”
– Time Magazine

“…one of the hottest environmental groups around”
– The Wall Street Journal

Environmental Defense Fund is a 501(c)3 organization.

Latest News

Mar 06, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics have drawn to a close, and four years will pass before the world’s next opportunity to celebrate the Winter Games. During that time, emerging athletes and innovations in training methods will inevitably change the face of the sports. But another more malevolent force of change is brewing – one that has […]

Feb 24, 2018

(EDF Legal Fellow Samantha Caravello co-authored this post) A U.S. District Court judge has halted Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s latest effort to suspend the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Waste Prevention Rule. The judge issued a preliminary injunction last night in response to legal challenges brought by the states of California and New Mexico, and […]

Feb 21, 2018

Texans are no stranger to the devastation of hurricanes. I still vividly remember, as a young child in Austin, being scared of Alicia in 1983 – and thankful that we lived at the top of the hill. Alicia caused nearly $2 billion in damages, a record at the time, and the category 3 storm was […]

Feb 21, 2018

(EDF’s John Bullock co-authored this post) 236 U.S. Mayors just added their voices to the growing chorus that opposes rolling back the Clean Power Plan. The mayors represent more than 51 million Americans from 46 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. They just sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt saying: “[W]e […]

Feb 01, 2018

At EDF, we recently gained access to some newly-released emails that provide a troubling glimpse of the efforts to remove information about climate change from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) website. The emails were released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and center on EPA’s website purge of April 2017. They indicate that […]

Jan 24, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), led by Administrator Scott Pruitt, is proposing to roll back important safeguards and allow certain heavy-duty freight trucks – commonly known as “glider trucks” – to evade modern pollution standards. Rolling back these protections would have terrible impacts for human health, including as many as 4,100 premature deaths in […]

Jan 16, 2018

The automotive industry’s capacity for innovation and marketing are on full display this month. Between the Consumer Electronic Show and the North American International Auto Show, every day brings a new story about the rapid development of vehicle technology. The industry possesses the know-how and ability to deliver on the zero-emissions future if it wants […]

Jan 16, 2018

You may have heard the alarming news that weather and climate disasters in the U.S. killed 362 people in 2017 and caused a record $306 billion in damages. But also alarming is the fact that many news outlets are still referring to these events as “natural disasters.” With recent advances in science, researchers have found […]