New report from the Union of Concerned Scientists lays out impacts of climate change in New Mexico and offers policy suggestions on how to deal with the changes. Many of those policy changes, however, would require buy-in on climate from the Martinez administration and the New Mexico State Legislature.
Over the past several months, Laura Paskus has examined the impacts of warming on wildlife and water and analyzed whether the governor’s energy plan tackles the right issues or not. She’s also reported how the state Legislature cut funding for scientists studying drought and economic vulnerabilities. Did I mention she’s also creating a New Mexico climate map? Let’s keep it going.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the New Mexico Department of Health have plenty of resources for people seeking more information about Valley Fever, its causes, symptoms, and treatment.