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Comments sought on Yellowstone monitoring station

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposed ecological monitoring station in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone proposed for climate change monitoring site

Yellowstone proposed for climate change monitoring site

A site within Yellowstone National Park has been proposed for inclusion as part of the National Ecological Observatory Network.

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Climate change topic of Audubon talk

Two speakers will present information on climate change as part of the Yellowstone Valley Audubon Society's Nov. 17 program at 7 p.m. 

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Federal land managers draft plan confronting climate change

Federal land managers draft plan confronting climate change

MISSOULA — Climate change trends in the Pacific Northwest already point to where snowpack levels, fish survival and wildfire frequency are headed.

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Bird, climate study forecasts all of Montana’s swan habitat could disappear by 2080

Bird, climate study forecasts all of Montana’s swan habitat could disappear by 2080

OVANDO – It was graduation day for a family of trumpeter swan cygnets on Jones Lake. After spending all spring and summer paddling about the water, the one white and three gray birds lifted off for a very wobbly, 5-minute first flight around the lake.

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Interactive: The causes and consequences of global climate change

A look at some of the causes, symptoms and consequences of climate change.

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

Climate change is an accelerating threat to national security.

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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.…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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