The climate activist group 350 Montana will hold a rally on Monday, Oct. 10, at NorthWestern Energy headquarters, Park and Main.
They will assemble at 11 a.m. in Emma Park, Silver and Dakota, and march several blocks to NWE's headquarters to demand the company move directly to renewable energy.
Speakers will be set up on each of the four corners broadcasting the words of speaking on topics like the impact of natural gas on climate, and what a post fossil fuel energy economy could do for Montana.
Transportation will be provided, including buses and vans from Missoula, Bozeman and Billings.
- Dan Brandborg, general manager of SBS Solar, a Hamilton-based solar energy company. Brandborg will talk about the overt and hidden constraints on residential solar and its potential should the constraints be lifted.
- Brian Fadie of the Montana Environmental Information Center . He will highlight new Montana polling numbers showing overwhelming support in the state for increasing use of wind, solar, and energy efficiency.
- David Merrill of the Sierra Club. Merrill will highlight the history of inaction in addressing the climate threat.