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The Telecommuting and Gig Workforce in Montana
- Work Remotely? These Places Will Pay You $10,000 to Move There
Working remotely comes with a ton of benefits. You can ditch your commute, work from wherever you want, and manage your time on your own schedule. You don’t have to have a boss looking over your shoulder or make awkward chit chat with coworkers at the water cooler.
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Developing a more Entrepreneurial Montana
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Energy and Climate Change
- Oregon wildfire turns preserve into living lab, testing years of forest management
“The use of fire never should have been discontinued,” said Craig Bienz, program director for the Sycan Marsh Preserve.
- Drought drains private wells in Butte-Silver Bow; experts advise water conservation
“Hey, my well’s smelling funny” is a common complaint.
- ‘Code red for humanity’: UN report gives stark warning on climate change, warns wild weather events will worsen
Many of the changes seen in the world’s climate are unprecedented in thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of years, and some of the changes already set in motion – such as continued sea-level rise – are irreversible over hundreds to thousands of years, according to the report.
- A Hotter Future Is Certain, Climate Panel Warns. But How Hot Is Up to Us.
Nations have delayed curbing their fossil-fuel emissions for so long that they can no longer stop global warming from intensifying over the next 30 years, though there is still a short window to prevent the most harrowing future, a major new United Nations scientific report has concluded.
- Caltech’s New Space-Based Solar Project Could Power Our Planet
Solar power could be continuously available anywhere on earth.”
- Solarize Billings campaign attempts to take solar mainstream
Billings-area residents investing in solar energy through the Solarize Billings campaign, sponsored by the Northern Plains Resource Council.
- Judge Rules in Favor of Montana Youth Plaintiffs Suing the State of Montana for Violating Their Constitutional Right to a Clean and Healthful Environment
Judge Seeley, allowing the case to proceed to trial on the constitutionality of Montana’s fossil
fuel energy policies, recognized that the youth plaintiffs are experiencing significant impacts
from the climate crisis, including economic, cultural, physical, and mental health injuries. She
also ruled that the plaintiffs can sue the state over its aggressive expansion of the fossil fuel
industry, a substantial contributor to the climate crisis.
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