Santa Fe

Trump Admin Pushes Oil Drilling In National Forests

The Trump administration took the wraps off a new rule that will make it easier to drill for oil and gas in national forests. At a time when communities are suffering from dirty air and the dangers of a warming planet — from wildfires and heat waves to hurricanes and derechos — we cannot afford to transform critical carbon sinks into drilling sites that threaten our health and collective future.

Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Spreads In UK

The University of Glasgow in Scotland has taken a page from Stanford and other US colleges. It has become the first EU academic institution to divest fossil fuel holdings. On Wednesday, the university court voted to divest $29 million (£18 million) of investments in the fossil fuel industry and freeze new investments across … [continued]

David & Goliath Fight To Tap World-Class Solar

“It’s the most inspirational work that I’m doing…this is an inspirational and aspirational effort…at the heart of it is love of place and energy democracy.” Mariel Nanasi and the citizens of Santa Fe, NM, are exploring the economic and environmental benefits of more local and locally-controlled energy production.  Is their … [continued]