Category: Commentary

Indigenous People’s Day Means More Than Just Lip Service

The city of Farmington recently joined other New Mexican cities proclaiming Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day.  Across the Southwest, U.S. governments are increasingly acknowledging the historic and current contributions that First Nation peoples have brought to the region. In New Mexico, Gallup, Grants, Albuquerque and Santa Fe (city and […]

Greater Chaco: An Update From Rebecca Sobel

Rebecca Sobel is not only WildEarth Guardians’ Senior Climate and Energy Campaigner, she’s our leading on-the-ground expert and advocate for the Greater Chaco region of northwestern New Mexico. As we’ve written about before, Greater Chaco is under siege by fracking. WildEarth Guardians, together with a broad coalition, has […]

Reflection on Hurricane Harvey

As I write this rain is still falling in Houston, moving eastwards on Port Arthur and New Orleans. There is so much rain, Hurricane Harvey is being called a “once-in-a-million-year event.” But, we know better. We know Hurricane Harvey is a byproduct of climate catastrophe. We know if we […]

Denver Post Peddling Climate Denial

UPDATE: Check out the letters in response to the Denver Post’s bizarre, climate denying op-ed, including one from former Colorado Senator, Tim Wirth. In spite of undeniable evidence that human activities are fueling global warming and triggering extreme climate changes right here and right now, according to the […]