We’re suffering through the hottest summer ever recorded. If the heat were rising only in New Mexico, it would be merely an uncomfortable inconvenience. But as the blazing headlines from around the world tell us, we’re at the cutting edge of a decades-long trend of global warming and climate disruption.
What we’re seeing is no less than a mounting and dangerous threat to the earth’s ecological balance and to our own very survival.
Can any of us make a difference? The upcoming NEW MEXICO RISING Climate Conference & Film Festival will offer answers. Films and lectures will document threats to New Mexico’s environment and climate, while also illustrating the significant impact individuals are making in resisting environmental degradation.
How bad is it, really? Consider the facts: