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[ Fri, 2009-10-02 08:17 ]
Wind Turbine at Bolton Valley
Bolton Valley and Grouse Mountain are the latest resorts to build wind turbines on their hills

We've always been big fans of Massachusetts' Jiminy Peak, but when we heard they'd installed an on-site, electricity-generating wind turbine, we were doubly impressed. Jiminy's Zephyr turbine provides almost a third of the resort's year-round needs, as well as feeding any excess back into the local grid, enabling nearby towns to utilize green power without having to pay for it.

[ Wed, 2009-09-30 17:20 ]
Carbon Neutral Whistler
Local government emissions to be cut or offset

Like you, we here at SKI Magazine are worried about climate change and what it might to do our sport. Which is why we're happy to report that the Municipality of Whistler -- host of the 2010 Winter Olympics -- has pledged to go carbon neutral by 2010.

[ Thu, 2009-09-24 10:28 ]
Chacaltaya Glacier Melts Due to Global Warming
Climate change claims Bolivia's 17388-foot-high Chacaltaya

Back in 2005, we told you about Bolivia's Chacaltaya Glacier, which contained the world's highest ski run at 17,388 feet -- the ropetow attached to an old auto motor, the little shack where the locals drink chicha cochabambina, a strong corn-based alcohol, the dedicated ski club that made the trek up to Chacaltaya in mismatched ski boots and decades-old skis. We also told you it was going to disappear soon due to global warming -- and we were right.

Aspen/Snowmass Gives Good Reason to be Green with Envy

Aspen Skiing Company leads others in the ski industry in their green efforts through focuses on new fuel, energy consumption, taking responsibility, giving back, and building in the future.

Sun Valley to host 48STRAIGHT March 14-16

Sun Valley to host 48STRAIGHT March 14-16

Line-Up to Include Live Concerts, Street Parties, Environmental Expos, Art, Theater
and Jeep King of the Mountain Ski & Snowboard Cross Racing and Pipe Competition

La Nina is Back and Ready for Action

News

Forecasters call for a return of La Nina weather trends.

Global Warming May Hurt Skiing

News

Scientists predict the future of skiing in Germany.

La Nina 2000: What Will She Bring for Skiers?

Travel

La Nina's back, but she's not the same little girl as last year, so the snow forecast looks to be a little different.

La Nina: The Pacific

Travel

La Nina's back, but she's not the same little girl as last year, so the snow forecast looks to be a little different.

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