Tag: climate

Fracking Being Unleashed in Montana

WildEarth Guardians today challenged President Trump and his Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, for proposing to auction off nearly 100,000 acres of public lands in Montana for fracking. Together with the Montana Environmental Information Center, we filed a protest (i.e., an administrative appeal) with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management […]

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 […]

Who Needs the Clean Power Plan

While the fossil fuel industry and their cronies in the Trump Administration are tearing apart rules to curb carbon pollution, the reality is we remain on track for major climate progress as we continue to keep fossil fuels in the ground. Nowhere is this more evident than in the […]

They’re Our Future And They’re Stepping Up

WildEarth Guardians has been working closely with Our Children’s Trust to compel climate action in New Mexico and elevate and empower the kids of the state to make it happen. And this past August, 28 youth bravely and honestly spoke out before the New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board in […]