Other Campaigns in the Crown

In addition to our place-based work we are also working to understand how climate change is affecting the Crown of the Continent.

The more we know, the better we can help the Crown—and other places--become more resilient in the future.

Climate change in Montana's Crown of the Continent

The Crown of the Continent is a natural laboratory for scientists to study climate change. This is because the region’s natural diversity makes it more resilient to climate change impacts. Currently, we are working to understand the bigger picture changes taking place in the Crown over time.      

  • statewide survey of 600 registered voters in Washington, Oregon and California, with an additional oversample of 200 registered voters in California counties, was conducted by telephone using professional interviewers, including 45% of all interviews conducted via cell phone.

  • “We Can’t Wait: Why we need reform of the federal coal program now,” shows how the industry has been passing on millions in costs every day to the public. The status quo of the program has impacted public lands to the tune of billions of dollars and could multiply if coal companies aren’t held responsible for cleanup as they go bankrupt. Damages due to climate change from mining emissions will cost billions and drinking water for entire cities could be lost to mining or polluted beyond safe drinking levels.

  • BLM Planning 2.0 hearing support documents