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  • Save Our Snow

    Faced with rising temperatures and a passive federal government, Western towns such as Aspen, Colo., are beginning to work out a local approach to combating global warming

  • Why should the Arctic Refuge matter to the ski industry?

    If the United States doesn’t come up with an intelligent energy strategy, global warming could spell the end of the ski industry

  • Why should the Arctic Refuge matter to the ski industry?

    The writer, who runs the Aspen Skiing Company, worries about global climate change — a lot

  • Skiing, or wheeling and dealing?

    Ski resorts become a tool for real estate speculation and development across the West.

  • Ski areas' 'green' image not backed by action

    Two researchers say that the "Sustainable Slopes" program, touted by the National Ski Areas Association as a sign of the industry’s environmental responsibility, is little more than "greenwashing"

  • Snowmaking on sacred slopes stirs controversy

    The Arizona Snowbowl ski area wants to use Flagstaff’s treated wastewater for snowmaking, but 13 American Indian tribes, who regard the San Francisco Peaks as sacred, are fighting the plan

  • Kerry blue and snow white: Ski counties vote Democratic

    The writer links ski resorts to Democratic strongholds

  • Developers push ahead with mammoth ski village

    Federal agencies say they’re largely powerless to stop a massive and unpopular ski resort village planned for an inholding in Colorado’s Wolf Creek Ski Area.

  • Small-time ski operator fights for his life

    Texas billionaire Billy Joe "Red" McCombs wants to build "The Village at Wolf Creek" – Colorado’s largest resort village – in the heart of one of the state’s most environmentally conscious small ski areas

  • Ski areas get greener

    The Ski Area Citizens’ Coalition grades Western ski areas in its Environmental Scorecard, and the average grade is pretty average

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