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”
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
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
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
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
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
Today, President Obama laid out his comprehensive plan to reduce carbon pollution, prepare our country for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to fight it. Read President Obama’s remarks here, or learn more about his plan here. Watch and share today’s video.
On Tuesday afternoon, President Obama will speak at Georgetown University and lay out his vision for the steps we need to take to prepare our country for the impacts of climate change and lead the global effort to fight it. In a video released by the White House today, he describes why this is the