Environmental Defense Fund

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    'Green Groupon' Launched By San Francisco Yoga Instructors

    Look! A green Yogi.​Leave it to two yoga instructors to launch what we'll call the Groupon of Green -- it's actually called Green Box Top -- a group deal website featuring only sustainable products and services in San Francisco. Surely, the Mayor and Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi have already signed u ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 7, 2009


    The city's politicos made the enviros happy by banning plastic bags, but left us with more pollution and cost

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2007

    Water World -- San Francisco Style

    Believe it or not, San Francisco is flooded with underground sources of fresh, drinkable water. Much of it, however, is flushed away -- literally. By Joe Eskenazi “Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over.” – Mark Twain (probably) Former San Franciscan Samuel Langhorne Clemens ... More >>

  • News

    September 22, 2004

    Big Dam Mess

    The Environmental Defense Fund embarks on a national campaign to shame San Francisco into restoring the other great Yosemite valley, Hetch Hetchy. But is shame really a good political strategy?

  • News

    April 2, 2003

    Bringing Up Baby Gavin

    How William Newsom's pipeline into the Getty fortune has put money -- lots of it -- in his politically ambitious son's pocket

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