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”

Congresswoman Titus Joins Nevada Elected Officials and Clean Energy Advocates Say It’s Time to Address Extreme Weather and Invest in Clean Energy to Protect Las Vegas’ Economy

(LAS VEGAS) – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Dina Titus (NV-01), Nevada Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro, and Nevada Assemblyman Howard Watts joined clean energy advocates from across Nevada for a press conference calling on Congress to address the increasingly frequent and severe extreme weather events plaguing Nevada by supporting the ambitious climate and clean energy investments includedContinue reading “Congresswoman Titus Joins Nevada Elected Officials and Clean Energy Advocates Say It’s Time to Address Extreme Weather and Invest in Clean Energy to Protect Las Vegas’ Economy”

Senator Cortez Masto Calls for Investing In Green Schools & Clean Commutes in Congress During Conversation with Nevada Parents, Environmental Advocates

NEVADA — With Congress about to make the largest investment in infrastructure we’ve seen in decades, and as the national budget comes together in the Build Back Better Act, Senator Cortez Masto discussed her efforts in Congress to increase funding for school districts to improve energy efficiency measures and transition to clean, electric school buses duringContinue reading “Senator Cortez Masto Calls for Investing In Green Schools & Clean Commutes in Congress During Conversation with Nevada Parents, Environmental Advocates”

Community Art Activation in Reno Sends Strong Message on Climate Action Nevada Conservation League launches community art activation highlighting the urgent need for climate action, justice, and clean energy jobs

RENO, NEVADA — On Friday, August 20, the Nevada Conservation League partnered with local artist Jenie Villanueva in a community art activation calling for strong climate action that means the demands of science and justice. The chalk piece placed in City Plaza park in Reno — one of the fastest-warming cities in the country —Continue reading “Community Art Activation in Reno Sends Strong Message on Climate Action Nevada Conservation League launches community art activation highlighting the urgent need for climate action, justice, and clean energy jobs”

Nevada Advocacy and Community Organizations Call on Congressional Delegation to Support Bipartisan Infrastructure Package and Budget Reconciliation in Response to Climate Crisis

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – In a letter led by the Nevada Conservation League, local advocacy and community organizations called on the Nevada congressional delegation to support the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package and the budget reconciliation bill in response to the growing climate crisis. In addition to the letter, the Nevada Conservation League has organized a petitionContinue reading “Nevada Advocacy and Community Organizations Call on Congressional Delegation to Support Bipartisan Infrastructure Package and Budget Reconciliation in Response to Climate Crisis”