New Mexico is rich in a lot of things, from beautiful landscapes and cultures to natural resources like wind and sunlight. These treasures should be shared by all New Mexicans, not auctioned off to corporations.

Today, New Mexico is leading the country on climate action — but not necessarily on climate justice. And that’s putting these shared resources at risk.

Since the Energy Transition Act was signed in 2019, New Mexico has been investing in clean energy jobs and infrastructure. We’re replacing the San Juan Generating Station, the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the state’s energy sector, to solar. We’re also working on modernizing the state’s energy grid. This is all good news for the environment and the planet.

Read the full article at Santa Fe New Mexican.

Josue De Luna Navarro is the New Mexico Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies. Follow him on Twitter @Josue_DeLuna.

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