Coal, oil and gas extraction brought generations of boom-and-bust prosperity to New Mexico’s San Juan Basin. The region’s history with fossil fuels looms over conversations about how to diversify its economy.
Author Archives: Jonathan P. Thompson
Jonathan hails from southwestern Colorado and has been writing about the land, cultures, and communities of the Western United States for more than two decades. He compiles the Western Energy News digest. He is the author of three books, a contributing editor at High Country News, and the editor of the Land Desk, an e-newsletter that provides coverage and context on issues critical to the West.