In Midst Of An Oil Boom, New Mexico Sets Bold New #Climate #Goals

(NPR) — Lawmakers in New Mexico have passed ambitious legislation that will mandate that the state's publicly regulated utilities get all their electricity from carbon-free sources — like solar and wind — by 2045.

New Mexico lawmakers passed a bill this week mandating state utilities use 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. Meanwhile, oil production in the southeast corner of the state is breaking records.

Source: NPR, full story

 

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