Montana population growth over the past decade has been driven by urban counties, census results indicate. But between pandemic disruption and a new privacy measure, the count’s details may be imprecise.
We have “hit the wall” on our myopic approach to how much more we can squeeze from already over-extended systems.
A local developer rescued his hometown in Ohio from decades of stagnation. Now he is taking his approach to other struggling communities around the Midwest.
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The Telecommuting and Gig Workforce in Montana
- Why lower salaries for remote workers is wrong
In yet another sign that even the most futuristic companies can’t find their asses from their earholes, Google (as well as Twitter and Facebook) are planning to cut pay to those working remotely, lowering salaries based on how far from the office you live.
Next Generation Broadband in Montana
Funding and Building your Business
21st Century Education Initiative – “You Should Care…”
MSU Leadership Institute & UM Global Leadership Initiative
Energy and Climate Change
- Live, work and shop at this green building in France
The Partenord Habitat Plot in the Porte de Valenciennes neighborhood in Lille, France, eliminates the idea of a pollution-creating commute to work. In this design, office space, housing and retail areas are all integrated into one.
- As Climate Change Intensifies, Whitefish, Montana Eyes Clean Energy Economy With a ‘Sustainability Coordinator”
In Montana, Whitefish is not alone in its efforts to pursue a climate action plan, joining Missoula, Helena, Bozeman and Red Lodge in adopting plans; however, those other municipalities have also created sustainability planning and coordination positions.
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