Nevada’s Authority to Set Clean Cars Standards is Restored!

The Biden EPA reinstated the right of states to adopt stronger clean vehicle standards that will improve air quality, expand consumer choice, boost the economy, and fight climate change CARSON CITY — Today, President Biden’s EPA restored a key tool to address pollution from the transportation sector – America and Nevada’s leading source of climateContinue reading “Nevada’s Authority to Set Clean Cars Standards is Restored!”

League of Conservation Voters Releases National Scorecard for Nevada Delegation

Scores examine how Nevada’s Congressional leaders voted to protect health, environment, and democracy during the 117th Congress LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today, Nevada Conservation League released Nevada delegation scores on the League of Conservation Voters’ 2021 National Environmental Scorecard examining how federal leaders voted to champion the environment and protect our democracy, while others failed toContinue reading “League of Conservation Voters Releases National Scorecard for Nevada Delegation”

Governor Sisolak Announces Climate Solutions as Part of Economic Recovery Plan During State of State Address

Nevada Conservation League applauds strategic investments to be made in climate change solutions, clean energy, and heat mitigation LAS VEGAS — Today, during a special State of State address, Governor Sisolak laid out a vision for Nevada’s economic recovery and his priorities for strategic investments using federal and state dollars. Among the Governor’s top prioritiesContinue reading “Governor Sisolak Announces Climate Solutions as Part of Economic Recovery Plan During State of State Address”

ICYMI: Congresswoman Susie Lee Joins Environmental Advocates to Discuss Federal Climate Action

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Last night, the Nevada Conservation League hosted a virtual town hall with Representative Susie Lee (NV-3) to discuss the need for bold federal climate action to address extreme climate events, expand access to clean energy, and support economic recovery.  This event comes as Congress considers a significant climate package that wouldContinue reading “ICYMI: Congresswoman Susie Lee Joins Environmental Advocates to Discuss Federal Climate Action”

NEW POLL: 70% of Nevadans Support Protecting Avi Kwa Ame as a National Monument

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Nevada Conservation League and the League of Conservation Voters released a new poll showing Nevadans support designating Avi Kwa Ame (Ah-VEE kwa-meh) as a national monument. The initial reaction to the Avi Kwa Ame proposal is 60% support and only 10% oppose, with 30% undecided.  Support for Avi Kwa AmeContinue reading “NEW POLL: 70% of Nevadans Support Protecting Avi Kwa Ame as a National Monument”

The Nevada Green Business Network Announces Environmental Outcomes for 30 Certified Nevada Green Businesses Collected in 2021

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Today, Western Nevada College (WNC) and greenUP! announce on behalf of the Nevada Green Business Network that 30 businesses were certified green for the state of Nevada in 2021. There are 70 other businesses in the process of becoming green certified for the state. The environmental outcomes can be found inContinue reading “The Nevada Green Business Network Announces Environmental Outcomes for 30 Certified Nevada Green Businesses Collected in 2021”

LCV, Climate Power Hit $50 Million in Paid Media with Additional Senate-Focused Ads in Nevada, Part of the Push for Historic Climate Investments

Washington, D.C. – Today, the League of Conservation Voters and Climate Power announced an additional round of national and Senate-focused ads in multiple states including Nevada, achieving a milestone of $50 million invested in paid media to tackle climate change and transition to a clean energy economy — and this is before factoring in spendingContinue reading “LCV, Climate Power Hit $50 Million in Paid Media with Additional Senate-Focused Ads in Nevada, Part of the Push for Historic Climate Investments”

Nevada Conservation League Responds to Interior Report Calling for Oil and Gas Leasing Updates

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The U.S. Department of Interior released a long-awaited review of the agency’s oil and gas leasing program on public lands. The report recognized shortcomings of the program and called for reforms that will provide a fairer return to taxpayers, hold companies accountable for cleanup, and develop more opportunities for meaningful engagementContinue reading “Nevada Conservation League Responds to Interior Report Calling for Oil and Gas Leasing Updates”

Nevada Conservation League Announces Partnership with Green Business Network to Encourage Sustainability Among Southern Nevada Businesses

LAS VEGAS — Today, the Nevada Conservation League announced its partnership with the Nevada Green Business Network that is part of a statewide effort to identify sustainable businesses and provide resources for sustainable business practices. Through education, networking, and collaboration, the Nevada Green Business Network finds new ways for businesses to be more efficient, healthy,Continue reading “Nevada Conservation League Announces Partnership with Green Business Network to Encourage Sustainability Among Southern Nevada Businesses”

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”