keystone xl http://mtpr.org en Energy Resources are the Future of Montana’s Economy http://mtpr.org/post/energy-resources-are-future-montana-s-economy <p>Hello, I’m Don Sterhan with the Montana Business Leadership Council, a non-profit organization aimed at educating Montanans about the importance of a healthy climate for business and industry to create more jobs, higher wages, and new opportunities.</p><p></p><p align="center">**************</p><p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:45:56 +0000 Don Sterhan 21124 at http://mtpr.org Bullock: burning coal will continue into the foreseeable future http://mtpr.org/post/bullock-burning-coal-will-continue-foreseeable-future <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released <a href="http://ipcc-wg2.gov/AR5/images/uploads/IPCC_WG2AR5_SPM_Approved.pdf" target="_blank">its latest report</a> at the end of March.</span></p><p>The panel, established by the United Nations, continues to point to the vast majority of scientific research indicating human activity is a primary driver of our warming global climate.</p><p>In Montana, research suggests a future with lower mountain snowpack, hotter drier summers, and more severe wildfires.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:00:13 +0000 Dan Boyce 17345 at http://mtpr.org Bullock: burning coal will continue into the foreseeable future Protesters say pipeline jobs not worth environmental costs http://mtpr.org/post/protesters-say-pipeline-jobs-not-worth-environmental-costs <p></p><p>Anti-Keystone X-L Pipeline protests popped up across the state and the country on Monday in response to a recent State Department report. The report came out last week and stated that the Pipeline itself would pose no significant increase to greenhouse gas emissions.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; At a protest in Whitefish Steve Thompson with Glacier Climate Action said they wanted to send a clear message against building the Keystone X-L Pipeline.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:51:02 +0000 Katrin Frye 14600 at http://mtpr.org Protesters say pipeline jobs not worth environmental costs