Results

Result

Driving the climate change message home

We’ve helped educate thousands of pepole across the state about the threat global warming poses to our economy and public health, showing that half of all New Mexicans live in counties that experienced federal weather disasters between 2006 and 2011, and that global warming loads the dice for more extreme weather events.

Result

New limits on carbon pollution

In conjunction with our national federation, we helped convince the Environmental Protection Agency to set smart new limits on the amount of smog-forming carbon pollution that new coal-fired power plants can emit – an important victory for the thousands of New Mexicans who suffer from asthma, which is exacerbated by smog.

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