Preserving and protecting our environment is a political process
We work on electing environmentally minded legislators with the hope that they'll enact the environmental protections our communities need. Our volunteers are actively involved in endorsing pro-environment candidates and then working for their election. Find our more here.
During our legislative session and in other decision-making forums we engage as grassroots lobbyists, working to inform and motivate our legislators to take action for clean air and clean water. Get involved here.
Interested in helping environmental champions get elected?
- Fill out our elections volunteer form
- Donate to Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club PAC
- Contact our political chair, Richard Barish at firstname.lastname@example.org
Recent political news
Click here to tell Gov. Lujan Grisham and your legislators know how important it is to eliminate climate pollution
Sponsors: Rep. Nathan Small, Speaker Brian Egolf, Rep. Kristina Ortez, Sen. Mimi Stewart, Sen. Siah Correa Hemphill
The clean-energy transition is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to diversify our economy, raise new revenue, and create good jobs, in addition to tackling the climate and health impacts we already see across New Mexico. For our climate, our health, and our economy, it’s time to open new doors to a clean future for every New Mexico community.
The Clean Future Act sets ambitious requirements of a 50% reduction of climate pollution in New Mexico by 2030 and at least 90% by 2050. Because New Mexico’s ...
Camilla Feibelman, camilla.feibelman@sierraclub.
Santa Fe, NM — The unique 2021 legislative session produced significant environment, climate and justice legislation, all of it signed into law by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.
“We saw legislators innovate and find ways to pass historic legislation despite unprecedented obstacles. We also watched committee strangleholds block legislation critical for New Mexicans’ health and wellbeing. And yet, with the governor’s signature, our public lands will be safe from dangerous traps and poisons; communities around the Gila River will be able to embark on local conservation projects; our civil rights will be actionable; communities have access to creating their own renewable energy; and the path for a just transition to a sustainable economy is clearer.”