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Climate Change

Guest opinion: Climate change threat to U.S. national security

Climate change is an accelerating threat to national security.

July 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: New EPA rules would hurt coal-producing states

The Obama administration unveiled new regulations on June 2 to restrict the amount of carbon dioxide produced by existing power plants. While we agree that America needs to balance energy needs with environmental concerns, the timing of this effort could hardly be worse for the struggling U.…

June 10, 2014 12:44 pmLoading…

More climate change debate at convention

BUTTE — The subjects of climate change and environmental policy evoked another lively discussion at the state Democratic Party’s platform convention here Saturday, as delegates debated how and where they should be emphasized in the platform.

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Dems argue over including 'climate change' in party platform language

BUTTE — While the Obama administration is churning out rules to limit greenhouse gases that cause climate change, some Montana Democrats Friday resisted adding the words “climate change” to additional parts of their party platform.

June 06, 2014 7:38 pm
Mead seeks to recast debate on climate change

Mead seeks to recast debate on climate change

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead sought to recast the debate on climate change in a speech to the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority on Wednesday, saying the country needs to focus its attention on solutions rather than fighting over whether the planet is warming.

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Climate change rallies planned in Billings, Red Lodge, 11 other Montana towns

HELENA — Environmentalists and community groups are planning to hold rallies across the state on climate change.

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Guest opinion: PSC must weigh carbon cost risk in dam decision

Last week the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its latest report, this one detailing the current and expected impacts from climate change. The report is the latest in a series of undeniable signals that the U.S. and the world will and must get serious about a…

April 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Wyoming school board stuck over next science move

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The State Board of Education is divided on what to do now that lawmakers have tried to block them from adopting new national science standards for Wyoming's schools.

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MSU Billings art show draws attention to climate change effects

MSU Billings art show draws attention to climate change effects

The Northcutt Steele Gallery at Montana State University Billings welcomes visiting artist Rachel B. Abrams with a public conversation and reception at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 17.

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Bullock on climate change plans: Wait for details

Bullock on climate change plans: Wait for details

HELENA — President Barack Obama’s goal of limiting carbon-dioxide emissions has put Democratic leaders in energy-producing states such as Montana in a bind, caught between bellicose Republican statements of a “war on coal” and emboldened environmentalists who are calling for swift action.

July 01, 2013 2:39 pmLoading…
Daines rips Obama climate change proposal

Daines rips Obama climate change proposal

HELENA — Montana's congressional delegation is split on President Barack Obama's proposal to deal with climate change.

June 25, 2013 4:11 pm Related Loading…

Judge sides with feds in Montana oil lease dispute

A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit from environmentalists who tried to block almost 80,000 acres of oil and gas leases in Montana in a bid to force companies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

June 14, 2013 5:33 pmLoading…
Study: Warming could make Montana wine region

Study: Warming could make Montana wine region

MISSOULA — Climate change warnings tend to focus on the losers, but western Montana would come up a winery winner, according to a new scientific analysis of temperature trends.

April 08, 2013 10:17 pmLoading…
Climate change real, says scientist who shared in Nobel Prize

Climate change real, says scientist who shared in Nobel Prize

Montanans need to look no farther than their own state to see the effects of global warming, a University of Montana professor said Thursday.

April 04, 2013 6:00 pmLoading…
Global warming activists rally in Missoula to raise awareness

Global warming activists rally in Missoula to raise awareness

MISSOULA — Just as 40,000-some people rallied on the National Mall in the Washington, D.C. to demand action against climate change, a multi-generational crowd in Missoula gathered at the Xs on Sunday with the same mission.

February 17, 2013 6:33 pm Photos

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Feds: Warming means more fires, insects in forests

Feds: Warming means more fires, insects in forests

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Big changes are in store for the nation's forests as global warming increases wildfires and insect infestations, and generates more frequent floods and droughts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture warns in a report released Tuesday.

February 05, 2013 6:31 pm Related Loading…

Missoula City Council to hold hearing on climate change action plan

MISSOULA — The city of Missoula wants to be carbon neutral by 2025, and it has a Conservation and Climate Action Plan to reach that goal.

January 27, 2013 9:54 pmLoading…

Guest opinion: Coal power trumps wind on cost, job creation

The move to renewables, including wind, was born in the 1990s. It was marketed as attractive, clean, cheap electricity. It would be a new industry creating countless jobs. The production tax credit was established to get the industry started.

November 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Prof debunks flatulence as major cause of global warming

Prof debunks flatulence as major cause of global warming

There’s been quite a stink over farting, belching farm animals ruining the planet, and professor Frank Mitloehner wants to clear the air.

November 13, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Dr. Frank Mitloehner

Dr. Frank Mitloehner

Dr. Frank Mitloehner delivered a speech called "Clearing the Air: Agriculture's Contribution to Climate Change" at the Montana Farm Bureau Annual Convention on Monday, November 12, 2012.

November 12, 2012 4:15 pmLoading…

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