WHEREAS the evidence of human-caused climate change is overwhelming, the impacts of climate change are intensifying across the country, and climate change will cause increasing harm to Montana’s agriculture, tourism, and infrastructure by severe wildfires, drought, flooding, and decreased flows for hydroelectric generation, unless prompt action is taken;
On October 4, 2019, the U.S. State Department issued a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Keystone XL Pipeline. This new SEIS resulted from Northern Plains’ successful lawsuit ruling in November of 2018. With this new SEIS, the State Department continues to minimize the risks to river crossings and climate disruption. To comment see KXLComment.pdf.<
Friday Sept 27, after a week of Climate Strike activites, people from Butte, Dillon, Drummond, Missoula, and Superior descended on the NorthWestern corporate office in Butte , demanding that NorthWestern move energy generation to 100% renewables.
The amphitheater at Caras Park in was packed Saturday, Sept 20 with students from the University of Montana and Missoula High schools. They joined millions of people worldwide as part of the Global Climate Strike.