Judge Rules Feds Improperly Denied ESA Protection For Wolverines
A federal judge has ruled that the Obama administration brushed over the threat of climate change when it failed to list wolverines as an endangered species. The decision could impact other dwindling species.
University of Montana Political Science Professor Christopher Muste talks about survey findings on Montanans' attitudes about climate change and tribal sovereignty.
A majority of Montanans think climate change is a very serious concern for the state. That’s according to a poll commissioned by the University of Montana and Stanford University. UM Political Science Professor Christopher Muste helped conduct the survey.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana legislative subcommittee has halted its work on tracking the federal Clean Power Plan. The move follows last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision that put the plan on hold.
Eric Whitney interviews Al Ekblad, executive secretary of Montana AFI-CIO and member of Gov. Steve Bullock's Clean Power Plan Advisory Council.
The future of Montana's Colstrip power plant is very much in the news lately. The Clean Power Plan rules announced by the Obama administration in August called for Montana to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants more than any other state. And the utilities in West Coast states that own most of Colstrip face growing political pressure to stop buying coal-fired electricity from Montana. That makes for an uncertain future for the nearly 800 members of the Montana AFI-CIO unions who work in the Colstrip area.