Latest actions, outings and events

Greenest Earth Day Ever In New Mexico

This Earth Day, the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter helped New Mexicans transform their homes and businesses by connecting them with green technologies and incentives. The Sierra Club was a proud partner for the first-ever Earth Day Festival in Albuquerque, which brought thousands of New Mexicans to Balloon Fiesta park to learn about saving money while saving the Earth. Our dedicated team of Energy Guides helped New Mexicans determine the home efficiency action they wanted to take, and then connected them with an expert or vendor to help them get the facts about the savings and benefits available to them... Read more

2024 Climate Solutions Town Halls

In August, “Gen Green” will engage with communities across New Mexico with the goal of educating and empowering our community through a series of Climate Solutions - Just Transition Town Halls. Albuquerque August 8, Las Cruces August 14, Taos August 22, Santa Fe August 29 ...

Tell the NM Oil Conservation Commission we want oil and gas operators paying to clean up their toxic pollution!

NM taxpayers are often left paying the clean-up bill for low or non-producing wells that leak toxic chemicals into the groundwater. The industry’s “insurance coverage” doesn’t include enough funding to address the actual costs. Tell the Commission the rules need to change ...

Summer 2024 Outings

Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter outings for June-October 2024. There is something for everyone, from yoga to service projects ...

2024 primary – how did Sierra Club’s endorsed candidates do?

Twenty-five of our 29 endorsed candidates won! Congratulations to all the winners, and thanks to those who fought the good fight, but fell short. Thanks to everyone who volunteered to help our candidates win! ...

Biden Administration Finalizes Important Reforms to Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Program

In April 2024, the BLM issued its final Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Rule, the first comprehensive update to the federal onshore oil and gas leasing program in decades. The rule includes long-overdue, commonsense fiscal reforms and incorporates updates passed by Congress under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) ...

Rio Grande Chapter

The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club is a volunteer-led organization representing  more than 10,000 members in New Mexico and West Texas. Our mission to is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet, and we prioritize protecting our climate, air, water, wildlife and public lands in New Mexico and West Texas.

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