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Join ClimateCorps – because climate is core

Join ClimateCorps - because climate is core
But climate is core to our survival, the quality of life of our kids in the future and now. It’s core to protecting our air, water, wildlife, lands, food and so much more. Now is the time and we are the ones. Join ClimateCORPS ...
/ Climate Change

Public turns out for smog rules

Public turns out for smog rules
Eighty-five of you (parents, kids, faith leaders, Sierra Club members) spoke in favor of strong smog rules in front of the Environmental Improvement Board at the end of September. The Environmental Improvement Board hearing lasted two weeks and involved testimony, witnesses, and cross-examining, all while climate and community groups made a case for the strongest safeguards possible. Our lawyers, witnesses and public commenters advocated for some areas of improvement to the draft rule.  ...
/ Climate Change, Latest News

A Post-Legislative Balm

A Post-Legislative Balm
Join us on April 8 for a conversation and reading with journalist and author Laura Paskus and poet and author Michelle Otero ...
/ Events

Will a virtual session make real progress? 

Will a virtual session make real progress? 
This is a complex moment for legislative transformation. On the one hand, New Mexicans are clearly communicating their desire for big, bold change. We demonstrated that in the elections, creating a progressive state Senate to go with our progressive House.  ...
/ Legislation, Politics

Federal policy lets big oil off cheap

Federal policy lets big oil off cheap
With 3 million acres of public land currently leased to oil and gas companies for exploration and drilling, New Mexico is the largest producer of oil from federal lands in the country. The policies governing how these lands are managed and leased haven’t been updated for a century, and companies are getting a sweetheart deal to develop under the Trump administration’s “energy dominance” regime ...
/ Climate Change, Latest News

One-time Opportunity: Protect New Mexicans from Harmful Oil & Gas Pollution

One-time Opportunity: Protect New Mexicans from Harmful Oil & Gas Pollution
On September 16, conservation groups joined hundreds of others in urging Gov. Lujan-Grisham’s state agencies to take advantage of the opportunity to slash our state’s climate pollution and make the air healthier for all of us ...
/ Climate Change, Latest News

Our hearts are heavy

Our hearts are heavy
Our hearts are heavy with the deep grief and pain that our Black and Brown families, friends, partners, and communities continue to experience in this country as a result of systemic racism and police brutality.. Sierra Club is on an ongoing journey to become better allies and accomplices in the movement toward anti-racism ...
/ Justice, Latest News

A tribute to our friend and hero, Robert Tohe

A tribute to our friend and hero, Robert Tohe
2019 ended with the deeply painful loss of Robert Tohe, a longtime Sierra Club Environmental Justice Organizer and a lifelong activist.  ...
/ Around the Chapter

PRC to decide on San Juan exit, great renewables news, and oil & gas

PRC to decide on San Juan exit, great renewables news, and oil & gas
As we each adjust in our way we want to make sure that you’ve got the latest on what’s happening with our efforts to protect our climate and our communities ...
/ Latest News