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Montana: Big Sky Country, Big Climate Problems

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

The glaciers I marveled at on my backpacking trip have shrunk considerably, and even then they were a pale approximation of what they once were.

Kate Sheppard

In The American West, A Battle Unfolds Over Bugs, Climate Change And The Fate Of An Iconic Species | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

A stand of dead whitebark pine atop Packsaddle Peak in Montana, killed by an infestation of mountain pine beetles. (Kate Sheppard) On a cold, o...

It's Official: Whitebark Pine Trees are Endangered by Climate Change

Matt Skoglund | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Matt Skoglund

This is the first time that the federal government has declared a widespread tree species in danger of imminent extinction because of climate change.

Obama's View from Yellowstone: Pines Killed by Climate-Fueled Beetles

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

When the Obamas visit Yellowstone National Park, they will witness the beauty for which it is known. Sadly, though, they'll also witness firsthand the domestic ravages of global warming.