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Legal petition calls on Biden to phase out federal oil, gas by 2035

More than 360 climate, tribal, religious and conservation groups petitioned the Biden administration today to use its executive authority to phase out oil and gas production on public lands and oceans. The petition provides a framework to manage a decline of oil and...

New Mexico groups sound alarm on governor’s hydrogen proposal

Advocates label hydrogen production as a false climate solution, citing its threats to environment, public health and equity In response to New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s solicitation of comments on her proposal to make the state a “hub” for hydrogen...

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NEW @pewresearch POLL: Democrats’ biggest issue advantage (+22) is on climate change.

Climate is a winning issue.

https://www.pewresearch.org/politics/2022/01/25/views-of-the-republican-and-democratic-parties/

"Communities must be in control, empowered financially and politically to make decisions about what kind of energy they will use ... many communities will vote for their children’s futures if given the opportunity." https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/01/toward-an-energy-democracy.html?utm_source=tw&utm_campaign=nym&utm_medium=s1

Seems like a good time remind folks that #hydrogen is being touted as an economic issue NOT an environment issue and there’s a reason for that. H2 from #oilandgas🛢 perpetuates old probs & doesn’t open new doors for a #CleanFuture #nmpol #nmleg https://twitter.com/progressnownm/status/1483512161280225283?s=21 https://twitter.com/riogranderift/status/1486076051356745730

Erik Schlenker-Goodrich@riogranderift

To my knowledge, neither @GovMLG nor anyone else pushing fossil gas hydrogen has engaged in the effort to ensure the fair treatment & meaningful involvement of frontline communities with the most at stake from fossil gas hydrogen. That's just unacceptable.

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