climate change

It’s time to think about heat exhaustion & heat stroke

80 Views   Knowing the difference can save your life Triple-digit temperatures are now extending from Southern New Mexico to the Albuquerque metro area. While it happens every year, doctors warn not to take it for granted. KOAT UNM Medical Expert Dr. Abinash Achrekar reminds everyone of the importance of staying hydrated.

Heat dome to bring triple-digit temps Thursday

62 Views ¬†¬†ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ‚ÄĒ A heat dome could trap some of us in New Mexico with triple-digit temperatures Thursday on the hottest day of the year so far.¬†That is thanks to a high-pressure ridge. That will move out Friday, which will increase our chance of rain and our winds.

DOD designates eastern New Mexico sentinel landscape

117 Views ¬†¬†CLOVIS, N.M. ‚Äď The U.S. Department of Defense, along with other government agencies, announced Wednesday the first sentinel landscape designation in New Mexico. The Sentinel Landscape Partnership program was first founded in 2013. Through the program, federal, state, and local government agencies work with landowners who volunteer to

New Mexico Earthships provide sustainable way of living

76 Views   Invented in New Mexico in the 70s, an Earthship is built using natural and recycled materials, and they continue to provide a sustainable way of living. Old tires, glass bottles and aluminum cans: These are the three essential materials used to create the foundation of the homes called

Lawyers spar over high-profile New Mexico pollution case

126 Views   A judge heard arguments on Friday on whether a high-profile environmental lawsuit brought on by the Center of Biological Diversity, WildEarth Guardians and several frontline Native American communities should go to trial.

NMED applies for $577 million in federal pollution reduction grants

166 Views ¬†¬†Santa Fe, NM (KKOB) ‚ÄĒ Monday, the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) submitted grant applications to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) totaling $577 million as part of the Climate Pollution Reduction Grant Program. The two grant applications further New Mexico‚Äôs ambitious efforts to address climate change and