McKibbenApril 6, 2022
Author and environmentalist, Bill McKibben joined Montana
State University Campus Climate Coalition students to discuss
"The Future of University Investing"

Bill McKibben is an American environmentalist, author, and journalist who has written extensively on the impact of global warming. His book The End of Nature (1989) is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change and has been translated in 24 different languages. He’s gone on to write many more books, and his work appears regularly in periodicals from the New Yorker to Rolling Stone. He serves as the Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College, as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he has won the Gandhi Peace Prize. In addition, he holds honorary degrees from 19 colleges and universities. In 2014, he was awarded the Right Livelihood Award, sometimes called the alternative Nobel. Foreign Policy named him to its inaugural list of the world's 100 most important global thinkers. For more information about Bill and his work, go to and

The event was co-sponsored by the MSU Leadership Institute’s Changemakers Program, MSU Office of Sustainability, the MSU Department of Political Science, the Montana Institute on Ecosystems, Sustainability Now, Gallatin Sunrise, the University of Montana Climate Change Studies Program and the UM Climate Response Club.

The lecture and panel were live-streamed, recorded and archived here:  

Feb 18 EventFebruary 18, 2020
Creating a Sustainable Future, Today

A lecture presented by Utah physicist Dr. Rob Davies

Panelists Include
Patrick Holmes, policy adviser for natural resources, Office of the Governor
Termaine Awanaakii (Rattle Woman), climate change coordinator, Blackfeet Tribe
Terry Cunningham, commissioner, City of Bozeman
Dan Stevenson, associate vice president, MSU University Services

Co-sponsored by the MSU Office of Sustainability, MSU College of Letters and Science, MSU College of Education, Health and Human Development, MSU School of Architecture, MSU Honors College, MSU Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering, Montana Institute on Ecosystems, MSU Extension Community Development, and the City of Bozeman.

 The lecture and panel were live-streamed, recorded and archived here:  


Climate ConferenceDecember 8-10, 2015
2015 Extension Climate Science Conference

A three-day conference featuring presentations on climate science basics covering such questions as why does climate change; past climate data and current climate trends for Montana and the region; weather versus climate; and periodic fluctuations in climate versus global climate change. Sessions will also featured hearing from Montana stakeholders from Extension program areas (agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, community development, and youth development (4-H). and tools and resources for communicating climate science.

See the entire conference agenda.
See the Keynote presenter bios and other session information.


All sessions were recorded and can be seen here.