EDF Climate Corps Blog: EDF Climate Corps in the News
EDF Climate Corps: Past, Present and Future of Corporate Sustainability
Victoria Mills | June 3, 2015
Every year, I feel a rush of excitement meeting a new class of EDF Climate Corps fellows at our annual training in May. This year, as EDF Climate Corps enters its eighth summer, I was struck how the past, present and future converged before my eyes.
The Secret Sauce in EDF Climate Corps’s Success: Our Fellow Training
Liz Delaney | June 2, 2015
Some good news to start your day: our energy future is looking brighter. I’m confident in making such a bold—and optimistic—statement because I’ve just returned from spending three intense, invigorating days training our future energy leaders: namely, the 2015 class of EDF Climate Corps fellows.
Finding Gold in the Value Chain
Victoria Mills | October 9, 2014
Energy efficiency is a goldmine, but not everyone has the time or resources to dig. That’s why for the past seven years, over three hundred organizations have turned to EDF Climate Corps for hands-on help to cut costs and carbon pollution through better energy management. And every year, the program delivers results: this year’s class of fellows found $130 million in potential energy savings across 102 organizations.
Can a Climate Change Film Be As Memorable As TERMINATOR?
Guest Author | July 28, 2014
Can you tell a story about climate change that’s as memorable as Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss, True Lies, Titanic or Avatar? James Cameron, the acclaimed director of all of those blockbusters, clearly thinks it’s worth a shot given his involvement in a nine part docu-series that had its premier screening in London this week.
Changing Behavior Means Changing Beliefs
Sitar Mody | July 3, 2014
At EDF, all our advocacy and education around climate change aims to change behaviors -- of individuals, corporations, utilities, governments and communities. But in order to change behavior, we must first change their belief systems.
We’re Just Warming Up: Chatter about EDF Climate Corps This Month
Stephanie Kennard | June 27, 2014
The temperature isn’t the only thing warming up this month. EDF Climate Corps fellows warmed up to their projects as they began their quests to save organizations energy and money, generating a stir of chatter about EDF Climate Corps. Below, we’ve summed up this month’s chatter about EDF Climate Corps.
Climate Change Gets Personal
Kate Hanley | June 4, 2014
The release of the White House’s Clean Power Plan is making headlines all over the country and beyond, sparking conversations about how this plan will affect all levels of government, utilities, companies and taxpayers. But climate change is much, much more than a policy issue, as this week’s episode of Years of Living Dangerously shows us.
Green Jobs: Bridging the Gap between Knowledge and Action
Kelly Jones | May 28, 2014
As EDF Climate Corps fellow Jenise Young points out in Years of Living Dangerously, there is a difference between being informed about climate change and actually doing something about it. Knowledge, unfortunately, doesn’t necessarily lead to action.
Renewable Energy and Natural Gas: Transitioning to a Low-Carbon Economy
Ellen Bell | May 23, 2014
The landscape of energy generation in the United States is transforming, although the necessity of this change and what the future of energy generation should look like are open to debate. This week’s episode of Years of Living Dangerously focused on America’s energy future, specifically natural gas and renewable energy as opportunities to move ourselves away from more carbon-intensive sources such as coal.
Behind the Showtime Cameras with EDF Climate Corps Fellow Brendan Edgerton
Stephanie Kennard | May 23, 2014
EDF Climate Corps makes its small screen debut on Showtime’s Years of Living Dangerously, a documentary series on climate change this Monday, May 26. All month, we’ve rounded up the three EDF Climate Corps fellows starring in the Showtime series for a behind the scenes look at filming with the Years Project. This time we're chatting with Brendan.