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Methane Forum

Thanks to all 160 climate activists who joined us at last night’s event “Under the Methane Cloud”, about the methane pollution in the 4-Corners. Co-Sponsored by Sierra Club – Rio Grande Chapter, 350 New Mexico, New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light, Conservation Voters of New Mexico Education Fund, and Western Environmental Law Center. The NASA (More...)

Bill McKibben – A World At War

We’re under attack from climate change—and our only hope is to mobilize like we did in WWII. BY BILL MCKIBBEN   In the North this summer, a devastating offensive is underway. Enemy forces have seized huge swaths of territory; with each passing week, another 22,000 square miles of Arctic ice disappears. Experts dispatched to the (More...)

Bill Clinton asked to divest the Clinton Foundation

Bill and Athena from 350 NM caught up with Bill Clinton at a May 25, 2016 campaign rally in Albuquerque and asked him to divest the Clinton Foundation of owning stocks in fossil fuel companies. He replied, “We’re just about there” and “We’re really working on it”. Thanks to Bill and Athena, who helped with (More...)

Bill McKibben Speaks to Colorado Fracking Protest

In the early morning of May 14, Bill McKibben spoke to about 100 hardy protesters at a fracking site in Thornton, a northern suburb of Denver. The lightly dressed McKibben was shivering in the forty-degree morning air as he shared how he had just returned from the South Pacific. There he saw widespread coral reef (More...)

Hundreds protest BLM drilling lease auction in Santa Fe

The 350 New Mexico “Keep It In The Ground” campaign got a big boost on April 20 with a rally in Santa Fe. The demonstrators chanted and sang outside the regional BLM oil and gas drilling rights auction. Protestors from around New Mexico demanded an end to all fossil fuel leasing on federal land. (More...)

Public Service Company (PNM) Rate Case at PRC Hearing.

The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission was the target of a large demonstration on April 11, 2016 in front of the P.E.R.A Building in Santa Fe, NM. The PRC is hearing the Public Service Company (PNM) rate case. PNM, largest New Mexico utility, is requesting a large rate increase, rate restructuring to discourage residential roof-top (More...)

NMIEC Victory at City Council!

  We have a NMIEC victory at long last! On Nov 2, 2015 the Albuquerque City Council passed by 8-1 (Harris opposing) Resolution # 15-257, directing the city to NOT be represented by NMIEC* at the PRC for the upcoming rate case. Instead Abq will seek joint representation with Bernalillo County and the City of (More...)

Solidarity Rally in Santa Fe

  On Monday, November 9th at 1:00 pm, we’re gathering outside the SC building in solidarity with New Energy Economy to respectfully and peacefully observe the Oral Arguments before the NM Supreme Court as they consider the recusal of 4 of the 5 PRC Commissioners from deciding the critical San Juan Replacement Power Case. Please (More...)