Category: climate & energy

ACT NOW: Help NM go from dirty diesel to clean school buses

The NM Environment Department is holding public meetings over the next two weeks to help shape how we spend our $18 million from the Volkswagen settlement. You can lend your voice. Attend a public meeting to ask the Environment Department to transition New Mexico schools to electric buses. Dirty diesel school buses emit dangerous pollutants that [read more…]

Tell Pruit: We need the EPA methane rule NOW

  Trump’s EPA is putting a two-year hold on critical rules to reduce methane pollution from the oil and gas industry. We can’t wait for clean air. Submit public comment and demand that the EPA implement the methane rule on schedule.» Last week, a study confirmed (again) that New Mexico’s methane “hot spot” is largely [read more…]

Gov. Martinez is out of step with New Mexicans on the BLM Methane Rule

Just today, polling revealed that 74% of New Mexicans support the BLM methane rule. It’s disappointing that Gov. Martinez is opposing these common sense rules to reduce methane waste and save much-needed tax dollars, given how strongly New Mexicans support them. Once again, Gov. Martinez has shown how out of step she is with what [read more…]

New Mexicans deserve better from Gov. Martinez

As an activist and supporter of Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund (CVNMEF), this might come as a surprise to you – but many New Mexicans don’t know about Gov. Martinez’ terrible record on the environment and its impact on our health. They’ve bought in to the photo ops of Martinez reading to children – [read more…]

Thank you for supporting strong methane rules for New Mexico!

I can’t thank you enough for taking time out of your busy day to submit public comment to the Bureau of Land Management, urging them to create a strong rule to reduce methane emissions into the air we breathe and minimize waste! Your voice is critical to making this happen. Recently, the oil and gas [read more…]

Add your voice: strong super pollutant rules right for NM

So many people attended BLM’s Farmington hearing on a new proposed rule to curb methane emissions that the room had to be moved – twice – to accommodate the crowd. While hundreds of oil and gas workers were bussed in to attend the hearing, the citizens who spoke were 2 to 1 in favor of [read more…]

Public hearing: your chance to weigh in on super pollutant safeguards

It’s a common practice for oil and gas operations to intentionally release tons (literally!) of methane into the air – to the tune of $42.7 million in New Mexico since 2009. Methane is a super pollutant that is an even more dangerous greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide in terms of both climate change and quality [read more…]

Juntos invites you to a Papal Address Watch Party

We invite you to our office to listen to the Pope’s historic address to the U.S. Congress about climate change and protecting our planet. When: Juntos will host two sessions at 11:30 am-1 pm and 7:30 pm-9 pm, Thursday, Sept. 24 Where: 900 Park Ave SW, second floor, Albuquerque, NM 87102 Contact: 505-242-2972 REFRESHMENTS WILL [read more…]

Join CVNM Education Fund for the Rally at the Rio

Take action on climate change! New Mexico is “ground zero” for climate change impacts. Join us for the Rally at the Rio Grande to demand action! The rivers of New Mexico are what connect us all. They are the lifeblood of our land, providing the water our families, communities and economy need to thrive. Now, [read more…]

Rally for Clean Energy at PNM Shareholders Meeting May 12

On May 12, PNM will have their annual shareholders meeting in downtown Albuquerque. Juntos New Mexico is gathering with folks from a broad coalition of organizations to turn out a crowd to protest PNM’s dirty ways. Let’s make sure we make a statement loud and clear that New Mexicans want more clean energy. Will you [read more…]