A Four-Part Virtual Conversation Series
Join a coalition of climate, equity and justice, and environmental organizations as we discuss how oil and gas pollution and the resulting climate change is already impacting New Mexicans and what we can do about it.
We will be hosting this conversation monthly, noon to 1 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month through September. Prep your lunch and join us virtually!
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Clearing the Air Episode #4: a Collaboration Success Story
In our final episode of the Clearing the Air series, we sit down with Occidental Petroleum, the second largest oil and gas operator in New Mexico. Recently, Occidental joined environmental and community groups in support of New Mexico’s ozone precursor rules (aka methane rules) in a collaborative win for the environment and public health! So why does the industry back stronger environmental safeguards? Tune in to find out!
CLEARING THE AIR EPISODE #1: COMMUNITY, CLIMATE, AND METHANE
Host rancher and clean air advocate Don Schreiber leads a discussion on climate-change causing pollution and how it impacts New Mexicans and why the NM Environment Department’s proposal to cut ozone-forming volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and methane released by the oil and gas industry is so critical for our state with:
- Chili Yazzie, a member of the Dine Nation and long-time resident of Shiprock
- Dr. David Dubois, NM State Climatologist
- Nathalie Eddy, New Mexico Field Advocate for the nonprofit organization Earthworks
CLEARING THE AIR EPISODE #2: Climate Adaptation and our Positive Vision of NM’s Future
Youth in New Mexico share their vision for our planet in their future. Host Don Schreiber and guests discuss what course changes we need to take now to fulfill our children’s visions.
CLEARING THE AIR EPISODE #3: PUBLIC HEALTH
In this episode, host Don Schreiber sits down with Health Action New Mexico’s Barbara Webber to discuss the health impacts of #OilAndGas extraction.