Thu, Aug 27, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Climate Crisis -- Solutions from New Mexico

Join U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján and leaders from the frontlines of the Climate Crisis in New Mexico for a discussion of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Report.

Environment New Mexico, the Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club, New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light, and Western Leaders Network are co-hosting a webinar on Thursday, August 27th at 2pm with U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján to highlight the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis' report on Solving the Climate Crisis and its importance for New Mexico.

New Mexico is on the frontlines of the climate crisis, threatened by increased temperatures, reduced water availability, and more frequent wildfires. The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis' report lays out a comprehensive plan of action for addressing the climate crisis, promoting clean energy development, resiliency, and environmental and racial justice. The webinar will focus on key aspects of the Report, how they impact New Mexico and our state's homegrown solutions.

Speakers include:

Representative Ben Ray Luján,

  • The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Report, what it says and what it means for New Mexico

Arcelia Isais-Gastelum, NM Interfaith Power and Light and ReNew Mexico

  • Panel moderator

Serafina Lombardi, New Mexico Acequia Association, Española, NM

  • Climate impacts and solutions on Water and Food

Derrick Toledo, Western Leaders Network, Jemez Pueblo

  • Climate impacts and solutions to Oil and Gas Waste and Pollution

Blaine Nez, Gallup Solar, Gallup New Mexico

  • Climate impacts and solutions of generating our electricity, and the need for Renewable Energy


After you RSVP, a zoom link for the event will be sent to you the day of the event.

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