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“We Deserve a Livable Future”: Climate Defiance Disrupts Event with Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte

HeadlineFeb 22, 2024

In Washington, D.C., climate activists disrupted an event with Montana Governor Greg Gianforte, condemning his policies promoting coal extraction and exacerbating the climate crisis.

Climate Defiance activist: “We will not stand to sit here and listen to governors talk about things that do not concern us when the pressing concerns are coming in on all sides. We deserve a livable future. His children deserve a livable future. All the children of America and of the world deserve a livable future.”

The governor was forced to leave the event after the activists took to the stage. Among other things, Gianforte enacted a law last year barring Montana from calculating the climate impacts of major projects.

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