State climate study: Warmer temps, lower snowpack

Montana’s average annual temperatures have increased 2-3 degrees since 1950, and are projected to warm 5.6-9.8 degrees by the end of the century, 32 scientists from the public and private sectors said in the first Montana Climate Assessment, released Wednesday. The joint UM-MSU Montana Institute on Ecosystems organized the report, which said the state “is … Continue reading State climate study: Warmer temps, lower snowpack