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  • Clean Energy Forum Nov. 16 concludes 2017 Climate Smart Conversations

    Montana’s transition to a renewable energy future is the focus of Climate Smart’s final 2017 community climate conversation. The November 16 forum features local businesses and examines Montana’s potential to thrive in a clean energy economy. Hosted by Xanterra at Cedar Creek Lodge, the forum highlights six Flathead businesses that play

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  • Global Weirding: Where Montana’s Climate and Weather Collide

    Some climate scientists clamber across Arctic icefields or measure drought-stress in western forests. But much of what scientists do is behind a computer screen, creating global computer models that meld together the laws of physics with field data and various scenarios of choices that humans make. Two new reports released

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  • Whitefish Climate Survey – Please share your thoughts

    The City of Whitefish is the first community in Flathead County to tackle the question: What should our town do to address climate challenges and create local solutions?  Now the Whitefish Climate Action Plan Committee wants to hear from you!  Share your thoughts at this link for an on-line survey. Earlier

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  • Join Us for a Climate Conversation

    Autumn rains are falling in Montana, and our southern coastal states are drying out. It’s finally time to have a serious conversation about climate change. Climate Smart Glacier Country invites you to join us at four community forums this fall focused on emerging climate challenges and local solutions. Our recently

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  • Climate Smart Education Series Kicks Off with TOMORROW, A Film About Hope and Community Solutions

    TOMORROW – A Film about Community, Creativity and Hope kicks off the 2017 Climate Smart Educational Series with stories about neighbors creating community solutions all around the world for sustainable food, energy, and transportation systems, economics and education. A warming climate presents new challenges to the Flathead Valley, but it

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  • Burning Issues: Climate change and forest fire severity; Conflagration or a bunch of hot air?

    Burning Issues: Climate change and forest fire severity; conflagration or a bunch of hot air? Every summer I watch the wildfire season with trepidation knowing my home will be engulfed in smoke for a time from forest fires. This year has been especially awful. I live in the wildland-urban interface

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