Category Archives: Climate communication

Montana Climate Assessment Live!

Dr. Cathy Whitlock, the Lead Author of the 2017 Montana Climate Assessment, will present the findings on May 24 at the Billings Public Library at 7pm. The report is a product of the Montana University System’s Montana Institute on Ecosystems. … Continue reading

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Rally for Science at ZooMT

Join hundreds of Billings kids and their adults at ZooMT on April 21, from 10-4pm for a celebration of science. Citizens Climate Education of Billings will be promoting Healthy Oceans.  Hear from scuba divers from Billings who have visited the … Continue reading

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Dr. Keeling’s Curve

George Shea published a video of his play (1 hour, 17 mins), Dr. Keeling’s Curve,  on YouTube in February 2017.   Based at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Dr. Keeling measured carbon dioxide levels around the earth, starting in 1958.  In … Continue reading

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“The Power of Change”

This 300 page book published September, 2016, by the National Academies Press (chartered by Congress) is the most up to date and credible analysis of the current status of technologies and policies supporting clean electric power technology. It can be downloaded for … Continue reading

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Pedaling for climate education

  This article by Mike Ferguson in Billings Gazette August 19, 2016 describes his interview with Dr. Lori Byron, a pediatrician from Montana who bicycled 2,000 miles with her brother, to the Arctic Circle, to raise funds for Citizens’ Climate Education . She returned … Continue reading

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Cross-Country Ride 2016

Planned:  Community conversation about climate solutions in Billings September 21, at 6:30pm at Good Earth Market.  Free appetizers! Overview: August 27 to November 12, 2016, Mindy Ahler and Ryan Hall are traveling over 4000 miles by bicycle across the United … Continue reading

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“Bringing values and deliberation to science communication”

Public participation is both invaluable and problematic in climate deliberations. This was discussed by Thomas Dietz in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences at a symposium in 2012 on “Bringing Science to Science Deliberation.” “Decisions always involve both facts and … Continue reading

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