As climate changes, so should our conversation, professor tells Billings crowd

As climate changes, so should our conversation, professor tells Billings crowd

News Type: State, Regional, Federal Source: Montana Standard
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Examining tree rings, pollen, charcoal and ancient ice for clues, Cathy Whitlock and her colleagues who wrote the 2017 Montana Climate Assessment have published a blueprint for what impacts changing climate could have on agriculture, water and wildfires.

Whitlock, an earth sciences professor at Montana State University recently elected to the U.S. Academy of Sciences, spoke Thursday evening to a full house at the Billings Public Library.