Gov. Lujan Grisham to attend UN climate conference
GLASGOW, Scotland – New Mexico’s ambitious climate change achievements and goals will be on the world stage as Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham attends the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Scotland.
“I am so proud of the work we have done in under three years, and I am honored to represent that work, and the work of so many New Mexicans, on the world stage,” said Gov. Lujan Grisham. “But I know that we – as a state, as a nation, as a planet – must go further by pursuing bold, equitable and just climate solutions. I am looking forward to this significant opportunity for collaboration and action at the global level.”
Gov. Lujan Grisham will be in attendance during the first week of the conference. Her tentative public schedule includes:
- A public conversation alongside Secretary of State Tony Blinken, White House climate advisors John Kerry and Gina McCarthy, and Michael Bloomberg on the America is All In initiative
- An open-press event with the Powering Past Coal Alliance
- An Under2 Coalition event with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and governors from around the world
The governor will be joined by several members of her cabinet.