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David Quammen
Science journalist
Motivating Issue

Conservation of all species, not just humans. The loss of biological diversity is one of the worst impacts we are having on our planet.

Why I Belong To MEIC

MEIC is very good at seeing what’s coming over the horizon. They led on our subdivision and streambed laws, for which I’m very grateful every time I see an unspoiled view.

What I Want To Pass On

If you feel discouraged, that’s okay. It’s good to see the world clearly if that leads to action. Nothing is more important than conservation activism.

Member since Member since 1980
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Colstrip deal hailed as ‘significant victory’ for environment

Posted on July 27th, 2016

Petitioners seek more disclosure on fracking chemicals

Posted on July 27th, 2016

BREAKING: Coalition Seeks Greater Public Access to Information About Chemicals Used in Fracking

Conservation groups, landowners, and public health advocates file petition to reform Montana’s fracking chemical disclosure rule

Billings, MT – Today a coalition of conservation groups, landowners, and public health advocates petitioned the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation to provide broader public disclosure of information about the chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”

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Posted on July 26th, 2016

Now It’s Time to Take Care of Workers

by Anne Hedges

No doubt the news of the last two weeks has frightened the folks who live in Colstrip. Politicians and climate deniers have spent years giving workers and community members false hope, misleading them, and trying to convince them that if they just support the “correct” political party they can avoid the inevitable change that is occurring across the country and around the globe.

The current change in the energy market is being driven by the rapid decline in the price of natural gas, wind energy, solar energy, and efficiency. It is also driven by concerns about climate change, from the current impacts we are already experiencing, to the predicted impacts on economies, public health, the environment, property, and global stability.

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Posted on July 25th, 2016