A good read here on how our flooding in June exacerbated Montana’s affordable housing crisis, featuring Carbon County’s Fromberg (Gov. Gianforte might do well to read it)…

From High Country News: https://www.hcn.org/articles/north-housing-when-a-housing-crisis-meets-a-megaflood? man-caused climate change, workforce housing, absent state leadership, Livingston, Clark's Fork, Red Lodge

This year’s floods in the region would have been more devastating and toxic if environmentalists had not demanded reclamation and clean up of mine sites (though it shouldn’t be paid for at taxpayer expense)…

From the Casper Star Tribune: https://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/june-yellowstone-flood-could-have-been-worse-if-not-for-mining-cleanup/article_e17fe53d-9cbc-5716-87e5-6ac1a03b13e2.html#tracking-source=home-top-story Superfund, adequate bonding levels crucial, hold mining corporations accountable, mining, EPA, DEQ

From our Man-caused climate change section: climate change is wreaking havoc with an unprecedented drought in the American southwest…

From The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/sep/12/us-west-megadrought-climate-disaster? global warming, drought in the West, drought in Montana, water wars, whiskey's for drinking, water's for fighting

Overtourism is not just a global problem, it has arrived in Montana and the rest of the West…

From The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/20/national-parks-america-overcrowding-crisis-tourism-visitation-solutions Information from Montana Public Radio: https://www.mtpr.org/montana-news/2022-03-23/most-montanans-think-tourism-is-overcrowding-the-state-survey-says From responsibletourismpartnership.org: https://responsibletourismpartnership.org/overtourism/ adverse experience for both tourists and locals, environmental degradation, decreased quality of...

From our Media failure section: both KPVI and the Billings Gazette have a story on “drought conditions in the upper Missouri River Basin,” with no mention of man-caused climate change…

From KPVI: https://www.kpvi.com/news/national_news/drought-conditions-worsen-across-upper-missouri-river-basin/article_2af7b8c5-f045-5dcb-9038-a7121d2419d9.html why afraid to report the truth, an inconvenient truth, global warming