How combining a just economic transition and strong climate action equals a safer, healthier and more equitable New Mexico
- Feb 10, 2021 6:00 am GMTFeb 11, 2021 4:16 am GMT
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This post was co-authored by James Povijua, Policy Director at Center for Civic Policy
New legislation making its way through the Roundhouse is providing New Mexico with the opportunity to set national precedent when it comes to how we can create a just economic transition, create high-quality jobs, diversify local economies and protect our frontline communities from the worst impacts of climate change.
The Climate Solutions Act (HB 9) establishes nation-leading carbon pollution reduction targets to benefit current and future generations while ensuring that all New Mexicans will benefit from the job and economic growth provided in a clean energy future..