Climate Smart Montana
Climate Smart Montana is a non-partisan, non-profit network with the goal of sharing information and resources to better coordinate community-based climate solutions and resiliency efforts in Montana.
Network Activities Include:
- Collect and distribute the most relevant climate science materials, news, and resources.
- Share best practices and highlight success stories of communities that have adopted local climate solutions.
- Understand local challenges related to a shifting climate and share strategies to adapt to those changes.
- Facilitate community efforts to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy.
- Identify and obtain funds to strengthen community resilience across Montana.
- Encourage other communities to participate in this network and support their efforts to advance local climate solutions.
We have an unmoderated listserve ([email protected]) to share information and network. To join the Climate Smart Montana list serve, send an email to: [email protected] with the following text in the Subject: "subscribe climatesmartmontana YourFirstName YourLastName"
Montana Community Resiliency Plans
Resources and Publications
See resources and publications on topics relevant to Climate Smart Montana's work.
Upcoming and Past Events
October 16, 2019: Institute on Ecosystems Rough Cut Science lecture "Creating Climate Resilient Communities"
October 3, 2019: Montana League of Cities and Towns 88th Annual Conference presentation "Creating Climate Resilient Communities"
Climate Smart Montana
Our next meeting is May 6, 2021 at noon (MT time), featuring: TBD
March 4, 2021 Featuring: Anne Hedges, MECI
February 4, 2021 Featuring: Patrick Judge, Helena Sustainability Coordinator
January 7, 2021 Featuring: Karen Stears and Randy Hafer, Billings Energy & Conservation Commission
December 10, 2020 Featuring: Tom Woods
November 12, 2020 Featuring: Sen. Pat Flowers (SD32), Rep. Mary Ann Dunwell (HD84), and Rep. Christopher Pope (HD65)
September 10, 2020 Featuring: Steve Thompson, National Center for Appropriate Technology
July 9, 2020 Featuring:Tom Woods
June 4, 2020 Featuring: Constanza von der Pahlen and Adrian Leighton, Salish Kootenai College
May 7, 2020 Featuring: Tonya Graham, Geos Institute
April 2, 2020 Featuring: Michelle Archie, Harbinger Consulting
March 5, 2020 Featuring: Mary Sheehy Moe, City of Great Falls