New Mexico groups issue joint disapproval of climate vetoes

250 Views  Â Many climate scientists and researchers point to meaningful legislative action as the most effective path forward to both mitigate and adapt to a changing climate. New Mexico’s past legislative session had climate groups feeling hopeful –– but a series of line-item vetoes from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham left them disappointed.

New Mexico Tech touts breakthrough water filtration invention

278 Views  Â University now seeking investors for salt filtering “green desalination” technology SOCORRO, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s no secret that the pressure on New Mexico’s fresh water systems is significant. Just last summer, the Albuquerque-area made national headlines amid the drying of the Rio Grande through the city, something that hadn’t happened since

New Mexicans travel to D.C. to advocate for protections for the Gila River

267 Views  Â A group of New Mexicans last week travelled to Washington D.C. to advocate protections for the Gila River. Scott Brocato spoke with Grant County Commissioner Alicia Edwards about the trip to D.C. and the bill they want Senators Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Lujan and Representative Gabe Vasquez

New Mexico bill to ban plastic bags moves forward

277 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Tuesday, New Mexico’s legislators took the state one step closer to banning plastic shopping bags. The idea is to keep the ubiquitous bags from polluting and trashing New Mexico’s environment.

New Mexico might get long-term funding for conservation

248 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Protecting the environment doesn’t happen overnight. It’s often a long-term process, and to ensure there’s funding for the long run, legislators are considering a bill to ensure long-term funds for conservation.

Moth outbreak stresses trees in New Mexico forests

332 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An insect outbreak is believed to be causing conifer stands in some central New Mexico forests to lose their needles, further stressing trees amid an ongoing drought.