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Governor-Appointed Council Looks At Reducing Greenhouse Gases, Climate Change

Alex Sakariassen
Montana Free Press
Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Director John Tubbs, left, listens as Montana AFL-CIO Executive Secretary Al Ekblad urges fellow members of the Climate Solutions Council to address the impacts of greenhouse gas emission reductions


A council appointed by Gov. Steve Bullock released a list of recommendations for the state to address climate change and reduce greenhouse gases Feb 11. The Climate Solutions Council consists of a diverse collection of stakeholders from different state agencies, energy utilities, and climate advocacy groups.


Alex Sakariassen, a Missoula-based freelance journalist, covered the council’s drafting process for Montana Free Press. He spoke with Yellowstone Public Radio News’ Kayla Desroches.

Kayla writes about energy policy, the oil and gas industry and new electricity developments.