Tag Archives: Climate Change

Senator Tom Udall’s Statement on U.S.-China Climate Agreement

Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall released the following statement on the historic climate agreement between the United States and China: “New Mexicans are seeing firsthand the devastating impacts of global warming, including drought, water scarcity, and more serious wildfires. That’s one of the reasons I’ve been pushing for a “do it all, do it right”

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Senator Tom Udall: N.M. ‘At the Bull’s-eye’ of Climate Change Crisis; Urges Action in Speech on Senate Floor

U.S. Senator Tom Udall joined his colleagues from the Senate Climate Action Task Force for an all-night session urging Congress to take action on climate change. In a speech from the Senate floor, Udall highlighted the impact of climate change in New Mexico and other Southwestern states, which are experiencing one of the longest, most

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Senator Heinrich Welcomes Announcement Of New USDA “Climate Hub” In Las Cruces

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and Climate Action Task Force, issued the following statement welcoming the news that Jornada Experimental Range in Las Cruces will be the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Southwest Regional “climate hub.” The USDA announced today the creation of the

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EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants

Agency takes important step to reduce carbon pollution from power plants as Part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed Clean Air Act standards to cut carbon pollution from new power plants in order to combat climate change and improve public health. In addition, EPA has initiated broad-based

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Congressman Ben Ray Luján Highlights the Impact of Climate Change on Minority Communities as Hispanic Heritage Month Begins

Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District and a member of the Safe Climate Caucus spoke on the House floor this morning on the need to address climate change.  With Hispanic Heritage Month beginning on September 15, Luján highlighted the importance of this issue with the Latino community. During his remarks, Luján also

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Organizing For Action Presents Steve Pearce with ‘Climate Denier’ Award

Climate change deniers, including New Mexico’s Steve Pearce,  have said some ridiculous things in the past, making excuses for why they don’t believe in climate change that would be funny if the issue wasn’t so serious. There are currently 135 climate change deniers in Congress—that we know about—including, of course, New Mexico’s 2nd CD Congressman Steve Pearce. If you

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