Nevada Conservation League Celebrates House Passage of Historic Climate Bill

Build Back Better Act includes significant investments to address the climate crisis and bring clean energy jobs to Nevada LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Today, Nevada Conservation League joined climate leaders across the country to celebrate the passage of the historic Build Back Better Act (BBBA) in the U.S. House of Representatives. The BBBA represents theContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Celebrates House Passage of Historic Climate Bill”

Nevada Conservation League Releases Legislative Scorecard Examining Key Conservation Votes by State Leaders During 2021 Legislative Session

Legislators prioritized public and environmental health amid intersecting crises LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — The Nevada Conservation League today publicly released its Conservation Scorecard, evaluating Governor Sisolak and state legislators on environmental bills regarding climate change, energy, public lands, environmental justice, wildlife, and democracy during the 81st legislative session. The Scorecard shows state leaders put publicContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Releases Legislative Scorecard Examining Key Conservation Votes by State Leaders During 2021 Legislative Session”

Nevada Conservation League to Release Legislative Scorecard During Annual Home Means Nevada Event

Scores Examine Key Conservation Votes by State Leaders Amid 2021 Legislative Session LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Today, the Nevada Conservation League announced it will release its biennial legislative scorecard during the organization’s Home Means Nevada Awards dinner on Tuesday, November 9. The Conservation Scorecard grades Governor Sisolak and state lawmakers on key environmental bills regarding climateContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League to Release Legislative Scorecard During Annual Home Means Nevada Event”

Nevada Leaders Encouraged by President Biden’s Historic Framework for Bold Investments in Clean Energy and Climate

NEVADA — Today, President Biden unveiled the Build Back Better Framework, the largest effort to combat the climate crisis in American history with climate investments reportedly totaling more than $550 billion. The framework is a bold vision for a better climate future for the country, emphasizing clean energy, jobs, and climate justice.  Following the announcement,Continue reading “Nevada Leaders Encouraged by President Biden’s Historic Framework for Bold Investments in Clean Energy and Climate”

Nevada Conservation League Announces Environmental Leaders Being Honored at Annual Home Means Nevada Awards Dinner

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Today, the Nevada Conservation League proudly announced the winners for the annual Home Means Nevada Awards Dinner. The yearly fundraising gala celebrates legislative progress for our environment and recognizes exceptional community leaders who worked to better protect our climate, air, water, land, and health. The three award categories are the HarryContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Announces Environmental Leaders Being Honored at Annual Home Means Nevada Awards Dinner”

Nevada Becomes 16th Clean Cars State

Nevada Becomes 16th Clean Car State Regulations cross the finish line with Legislative Commission Vote CARSON CITY — Today, Nevada became the sixteenth in the nation to adopt clean car standards. Governor Sisolak announced the Clean Cars Nevada initiative on June 22, 2020, to improve air quality, expand consumer choice, boost the economy, and fight climate changeContinue reading “Nevada Becomes 16th Clean Cars State”

U.S. Senate Hears Crucial Bill from Senator Cortez Masto to Protect Public Lands from Oil and Gas Leasing

Full video of the hearing can be found here. NEVADA — Today, the Nevada Conservation League applauded as the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining held a legislative hearing to consider bills including Senator Catherine Cortez Masto’s End Speculative Oil and Gas Leasing Act. This common-sense bill wouldContinue reading “U.S. Senate Hears Crucial Bill from Senator Cortez Masto to Protect Public Lands from Oil and Gas Leasing”

Nevadans Urge Utility Regulators to Accelerate an Equitable Transition to 100% Clean Energy

LAS VEGAS — Today, Clark County consumers and leaders gave the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) feedback about how the policies governing Nevada’s electric and gas utilities impact people. The overwhelming consensus: there is an urgent need to fight the climate crisis and protect historically underserved Nevadans. During an open public comment session hostedContinue reading “Nevadans Urge Utility Regulators to Accelerate an Equitable Transition to 100% Clean Energy”

Nevada Conservation League Celebrates Environmental Progress at Annual Home Means Nevada Awards Dinner

New awards recognize outstanding environmental and conservation leaders LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Today, the Nevada Conservation League announced its annual Home Means Nevada Awards Dinner will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. The yearly fundraising gala celebrates legislative progress made to better protect our climate, air, water, land, and health. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities canContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Celebrates Environmental Progress at Annual Home Means Nevada Awards Dinner”

NEW DATA: Nevadans Broadly Support Conserving and Protecting Public Lands

Data finds Nevada voters support the federal 30 by 30 conservation goal and the designation of the Avi Kwa Ame national monument in Nevada LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Last week, data science group Data for Progress released findings that affirm Nevadans’ broad support for the conservation and protection of public lands. Conservation of our outdoorContinue reading “NEW DATA: Nevadans Broadly Support Conserving and Protecting Public Lands”