Agency: MT

Silencing Science Tracker

Agency: MT

2019-02-19 Causes of Climate Change Misrepresented by Montana State Legislator MT, State Bias and Misrepresentation Climate

During debate on a bill before the Montana House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee, Representative Joe Read acknowledged that “[t]he climate is changing,” but erroneously claimed that carbon dioxide “is not the culprit,”

2019-02-07 Bill Misrepresenting Causes of Climate Change Introduced in Montana MT, State Bias and Misrepresentation, Interference with Education Climate

A bill stating that “nature, not human activity, causes climate change” was introduced in the Montana legislature. That statement would, if the bill is enacted, be declared an official “finding” of the Montana legislature and would need to be offered “when providing educational and information materials on climate change.”