Past Years' News Stories
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February 24. Trailrunner Magazine. Running up for Air: Ten Years Later.
Dec. 18. Missoulian. EPA Grants boost smoke, disease protection.
Dec. 9. Missoulian. Montana's slice of $555B in clean energy plan could expand green projects.
September 29, Kaiser Health News. Wildfire smoke is here to stay. Here’s how to clean the air inside your home.
September 27. KPAX. Third annual clean energy expo hits the streets of Missoula.
September 7. NPR. Sheltering inside may not protect you from the dangers of wildfire smoke.
August 28, KPAX. Climate professionals urge state action amid heat, drought in Montana.
August 26, Associated Press. Gaps in US wildfire smoke warning network leave many exposed
August 19, blog by Abby Huseth. The latest IPCC report matters, but how we respond matters more.
August 13, Missoulian & Missoula Current. Opinion piece: Time for Code Red in Montana
August 12. Montana Free Press. Climate Solutions Council members to Gainforte: We have a plan.
August 8. Missoulian. Moving forward with best climate solutions
July 14. MTN News. NW Energy's proposed gas plant disappoints Montana cities seeking all green power.
July 12. Huffington Post. This governor withdrew from a climate pact. Days later, he's pleading for help with drought.
July 8. MTPR. Gianforte withdraws Montana from multi-state climate coalition.
June 26. KPVI. Montana cities have carbon-free goals, but it's not easy being green.
June 1. Missoula Current. Climate activists challenge pre-approval of NorthWestern Energy gas plant
April 7. Missoulian. Cryptocurrency zoning regulations now permanent in Missoula County.
February 25. Missoula Current. Utah physicist to Missoula: COVID challenges parallel those of climate change
Feb 15. KPAX. Missoula teen not waiting for others to fix the climate crisis
Nov 11. KPAX. Affordable housing project unveiled in Missoula
Nov 11. Missoulian. Missoula Housing Authority Opens Cornerstone Apartment.
Nov 11. ABC/FOX Montana. New apartments in Missoula help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
November 10. NBC Montana. Missoula cuts ribbon on low-income apartments
Sep 10. Montana Free Press. New climate plan calls for carbon neutrality by 2050.
Aug 26. Montana Public Radio. DIY home air filters can be effective, safe, researcher says
Aug 21. Telluride Daily Planet. Wildfire smoke compromises air quality
July 31. Missoula Current. Changes need to make way for people, bikes, and buses
July 24. Missoula Current. Planting natural shade the greenest way to beat the heat
July 22. KHQ. Wildfire smoke: How to keep the air inside your home clean.
July 17. Missoulian. Watch this: double threat/single solution: air filters fight both heat smoke and virus
July 14. Montana Public Radio. Wildfire smoke could intensify spread, deadliness of COVID-19, researchers say
June 5. Missoulian. Amid pandemic, implementation starts on Climate Ready Missoula plan
May 22. Missoula current. Climate Ready Plan just the beginning of needed changes
May 19. NBC Montana. Missoula adopts climate plan
May 18. Missoula Current. Missoula city, county adopt climate plan as seasons warm and temperatures rise
May 1. Missoula Current. Mountain Line buses to be emissions free by 2035; transition to take time
April 16. Missoulian. Make art to share for Earth Day
April 17. Missoula Current. For Earth Day, let's commit to creating a more vibrant future
April 22. Missoulian. Missoula's first Earth Day much busier than 50th
April 29. KHQ. Mountain Line aims to go completely carbon neutral by 2035
April 20. Missoula Current. New possibility emerging from the pandemic pause
March 21. Thoughts on social distancing, advocating and assisting
March 8. Missoulian. Resolve to take action to address the climate emergency
March 5. Missoulian. Montana Poll: 53% say impacts of climate change 'very' or 'somewhat' significant
March 3. Missoulian. Planning Board sends climate plan on to Missoula city, county
February 23. Montana Kaiman. Running for the sky
February 21. Missoulian. Latest Climate Ready Missoula Plan Released
February 21. Missoulian. Missoula plans for new board to tackle food policy issue in the Garden City.
February 19. KPAX: Visiting climate change expert spurs enthusiasm in Missoula
February 19. Missoula Current: New Missoula food policy board could advise city, county on wide range of issues
February 16. Missoulian Editorial: An easy way to do something big about climate change
February 14. Missoula Current: Sustainable Missoula: the Big Climate Change Event that could change minds
February 13. Bozeman Daily Chronicle. Governor's climate group releases policy recommendations
February 1. Missoulian: Nothing is standard anymore': climate change influences Missoula area
January 23. Seeley Swan Pathfinder: Climate Ready Missoula draft available for comment
January 22. Missoula Kaiman: Missoula launches climate mitigation plan
January 17. Missoulian: Milltown Park bigger, better, connected, and more accessible thanks to land donation
January 15. Char-Koosta News: Local agencies seek public comment on draft of Climate Ready Missoula plan
January 13. KPAX: Public comment sought on proposed Missoula climate plan
January 13. Missoulian: Missoula climate plan unveiled at City Club
January 13. Missoula Current: Missoula's climate plan nears completion, looks to address local impacts as planet warms
January 13. KGVO: Agencies and climate smart missoula release climate ready plan
January 10. Missoula Current: Going bold on climate action in the year ahead
Thanks to KPAX for their coverage of our 2020 Big Climate Change Event. Check out the clip above (it's not about tonight's lows!) or click here.
Past Years' News Stories
December 13. Missoula Current: Smarty Pants Awards honor Missoulians committed to climate action
December 10. Missoula Current: Climate Change: Missoula County, city unveil plan naming threats, coping strategies
November 8. Missoula Current: Some climate solutions come in a furry, four-legged package
November 1. Missoula Current: Energy Corps Members help Missoula make lasting, climate-smart changes
October 21. Missoula Current: Climate Change: Montana could lose half its bird species
October 11. Bozeman Daily Chronicle: Bozeman, Missoula lead Montana cities in addressing climate change
October 4. Missoula Current: Consider not what climate solutions are viable, but what are necessary
September 28. KPAX TV: 2nd Annual Clean Energy Expo held in Missoula.
September 26. Missoula Current: Channel climate momentum at Saturday's Clean Energy Expo
September 22. Missoulian editorial: Missoula's Movement on Climate Change
September 20. Missoula Current: Global Climate Strike is demand for sweeping change
September 6. Missoula Current: Green building materials can reduce Missoula's carbon footprint
September 2. Missoulian: 'Hope in the youth movement': Cilimburg leads Missoula climate action.
August 29. Daily Climate. Heat is deadly even in Missoula but the city of Missoula is doing something about it
August 22. ABC Fox: River City Roots Fest Goes Green
August 9. Missoula Current: Can trees really save the planet? It's complicated.
August 2. Missoula Current: Beat the heat without compromising climate goals
July 23. Great Falls Tribune: Governor names Climate Solutions board members
May 9. Missoula Current. City, county leaders tell citizens: prepare for climate change.
May 8. KPAX: Comment sought on Missoula climate vulnerability assessment
May 3. Missoulian: Report outlines sobering climate change impacts on Missoula area
April 5. Missoula Current: Climate momentum in local government, and ripples of hope
April 4. Missoulian: Missoula Leaders Brace for Better Fire, Power Futures
April 3. Missoula Current: Kick the coal: Missoula city, county unite to pass 100 percent clean electricity resolution
April 1. Missoulian: Climate change is driving refugees to U.S. border, author says
April 1. Missoula Current: Speaker: Climate change a significant factor in migration crises, in U.S. and worldwide
March 29. Missoula Current: Climate change, migration, and a resilient Missoula for all
March 1. Missoula Current: Here comes the sun, and solar energy to Missoula's rooftops
Jan. 11. Missoula Current: We're aiming for 0-50-100 in 2019
Dec. 10. MTPR: Report maps paths to 100 percent clean electricity in Missoula
Oct. 23. Missoula Current: Goodbye Fossil Fuels: Missoula sets 100% Clean Electricity Goal by 2035
Oct. 20. Missoulian: Renewable Energy Expo slated for Missoula Saturday: Mayor to speak.
Oct. 19. Missoula Current: We’re ‘all in’ for 100 percent clean electricity; don’t miss Saturday’s Clean Energy Expo
Oct. 2. Missoula Current. Climate Change and Coffee: Missoula business considers the future of the bean.
Sept. 10. Missoulian: Missoula County rejects cryptocurrency ban
Sept. 10. Missoulian: Sunday streets brings Missoulians downtown, rally speakers warn of climate change danger
Sept. 7. Missoulian: Rise for Climate this Weekend
April 15. Missoulian: Local businesses utilize, explain renewable energy for the masses
April 11. Great Falls Tribune: Study to look at solar-powered charging sites for electric cars in Montana
March 30. Sustainable Missoula: Celebrate (and tend) our urban forest year-around
March 13. Missoulian: When Wildfire Smoke Invades, Who Should Pay to Clean Indoor Air?
Feb 11. Missoulian op-ed: The Climes they are a-changing. Now what?
We're partnering with Home ReSource on a new weekly "Sustainable Missoula" column at the Missoula Current.
Jan 26. Sustainable Missoula: Improving household energy efficiency a key climate solution
Jan 19. Sustainable Missoula: From Missoula to Chicago and back, #WeAreStillIn
Jan 12. Sustainable Missoula: Local nonprofits team up for new weekly column
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