We New Mexicans lead climate-focused campaigns, projects and actions from the bottom-up.
350 New Mexico is coordinated with sister, “350.org” groups across the US and the world to build a climate movement that holds our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice.
NEXT SPEAKER SERIES
An Evening with Our Children’s Trust
Please note this is on a Sunday at 5 PM
This will be the last Speaker Series until September
When: 5:00 – 8 PM, Sunday, April 29, 2018.
Description: Transformative, youth-led legal initiatives to address climate change!
Gordon Levitt, a Climate Law Fellow at Our Children’s Trust, will talk about the organization’s work supporting young people around the world, with a focus on the upcoming trial against the Trump Administration in U.S. Federal Court in Eugene, Oregon. Samantha Ruscavage-Barz, Senior Staff Attorney at WildEarth Guardians, will discuss an innovative petition submitted to the New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board in the Summer of 2017, and next steps in the ongoing effort to spur science-based action on climate change in the state.
Gordon will update us on the latest developments in lawsuit and upcoming trial that has just been set for October 29.
Juliana v. United States was filed in 2015 on behalf of 21 plaintiffs who ranged between 8 to 19 years old at the time. They allege their constitutional and public trust rights are being violated by the government’s creation of a national energy system that causes dangerous climate change.
—- Read more — https://www.ecowatch.com/trial-date-kids-climate-lawsuit-2559695477.html
++++ 350 New Mexico Speaker Series are free and open to the public. Light refreshments. ++++. Facebook event
IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENTS
Where: Northern New Mexico College, Espanola, NM: Google Map
When: 10:00 – 5:00 PM, Saturday, April 21, 2018.
Description:”Bringing Power to the People”
350 New Mexico is excited to have a booth at the 2nd Annual Renewable Energy Festival in Espanola, hosted by Renewable Action NM. Show up and find info and activities on:
– Solarizing your home.
– Financing Renewable Energy Systems.
– Making your home more efficient.
– Community solar gardens.
– Renewable Energy legislation.
– Electric cars.
Come take a swing at our custom Piñatas, and tell us why you want more renewable energy in your community! (Cheaper energy bills??) Facebook Event
Climate Change: UNM Brown Bag Panel
Where: UNM Student Union Building, 3rd Floor Fiesta A&B.
When: 1 PM – 2 PM, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
Description: Come to a panel on Climate Change at the UNM Brown Bag session following Earth Day. Panelists will include David Gutzler-IPCC/earth and planetary sciences, Cliff Villa formerly EPA, Gabe Pacyniak also former EPA and expert in the Clean Power Plan, and Tom Solomon of 350 New Mexico. Audience questions welcome! Facebook Event