The Energy Transition Act

The Energy Transition Act (ETA) is a keystone piece of climate and just transition legislation that was passed into law in 2019. Thanks to this policy, New Mexico has adopted a transformative clean energy standard calling for New Mexico to be 100% carbon neutral by 2045. The ETA will save rate-payers money, improve our environment and provide important economic relief to communities impacted by coal plant closures. It also establishes a pathway for an energy transition in the Four Corners area by providing $40 million in relief to workers, local communities and tribes in San Juan County, where the state’s remaining coal-fired facilities are located.

The ETA is working exactly as it is supposed to. Read about the Myths and Facts of the ETA.


We’re Hiring: Business Administrator

We are seeking an experienced and engaged Business Administrator to manage the administrative, accounting, scheduling, and overall internal functioning of our offices. This position plays a key role in overseeing the implementation of CVNM’s operational, administrative, human resources and financial systems in order to support organizational goals. Superb interpersonal and leadership skills are vital for this role, as teamwork is important for our organization’s success. Suitable candidates should also be excellent written and verbal communicators and possess the ability to prioritize multiple work demands.

The Business Administrator must be committed to our mission and values of authentic community and stakeholder engagement in policy work, and equitable opportunities that promote race equity, diversity, and inclusion. CVNM staff incorporate these values into our day-to-day systems and work, and provide key support for collaboration across departments and organizational partnerships.

This position is based in Santa Fe or Albuquerque. Job description and how to apply here.



CVNM 2020 Conservation ScorecardCVNM’s 2020 Conservation Scorecard

One of our most powerful tools to achieve our collective vision of an equitable and inclusive New Mexico is our annual Conservation Scorecard. The Scorecard is a cornerstone of our work to connect you to the issues that matter. It provides the information you need to determine whether your legislators are voting in line with your conservation values. Find out how your legislators are voting on issues impacting your air, land, water and health in our 2020 Conservation Scorecard!

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CVNM’s Policy Priorities

As our leaders forge a new path forward for our environment and public health, we will be focusing on three major policies that we’ve been working on for years. Now that we have the right people in office who are listening to their constituents and reflecting their deeply-rooted shared conservation values, the door is finally open to make progress on these important issues. After eight years of the most anti-conservation Governor New Mexico has ever had, there is progress to be made on every issue you care about. Read more about the priorities that are the first critical steps we must take to help correct our course and make progress on the climate crisis and environmental injustices impacting our communities.

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