Discussion Topic: Energy & Environment

NM should fully embrace its energy renaissance

New Mexico's energy workers have almost single-handedly reshaped global oil markets. Oil field workers have pumped so much petroleum and natural gas from the Permian Basin, which runs through southeast New Mexico and southwest Texas, that America recently became a net...

read more

Albuquerque City Government Bag Ban Contradicts Own Goals

Radical environmentalists and (especially the politicians they elect) have a funny way of enacting policies that contradict each other. Take New York City Mayor DeBlasio's desire to eliminate "steel and glass buildings." But, as one green website notes, "About 77% of...

read more

PNM’s zero carbon math problem

Not only did the Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) successfully lobby in the 2019 Legislature for a 50% renewable mandate by 2030, it has now put itself on record as saying it's going to be "zero emissions" by 2040. And one actually neat feature is that at...

read more

RGF president Paul Gessing discussed the 2019 session's outcome with KOB TV Channel 4. The story is below, but my tweet explains our general take on what happened:

read more

Legislature faces both peril, opportunity in 2019

With New Mexico’s politics trending hard left, what is a fiscally conservative think tank that focuses on New Mexico’s still-shaky economic situation to do? Quite simply, there will be more to do than ever. For starters, New Mexico’s $1.1 billion oil-generated surplus...

read more

Newsletter Signup

Search The Site

Translate This Page

EnglishChinese (Simplified)FrenchGermanItalianPortugueseRussianSpanishVietnamese

Support the RGF

rgf_donate_button

RGF Tipping Point New Mexico Podcast Archive

Listen to Stitcher

Listen on Google Play Music

RGF Audio Archives

rgf_audio_archives_sidebar_logo

Visit The RGF Blog

eoe_link_logo

Legislative Tracking

rgf_freedom_index_logo_3
Are your legislators voting
for or against freedom?
Click here for 2019.
Click here for 2018.
Click here for 2017.
Click here for 2016.
Click here for 2015.