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Winter Sports Under Threat in a Changing Climate

Winter Sports Under Threat from Climate Change


Adapted from a report by Protect Our Winters

In mountain towns across the United States that rely on winter tourism, snow is currency. For snow lovers and the winter sports industry, predictions of a future with warmer winters, reduced snowfall, and shorter snow seasons is inspiring them to innovate, increase their own efforts to address emissions, and speak publicly on the urgent need for action.

A new report, The Economic Contributions of Winter Sports in a Changing Climate examines the economic contribution of winter snow sports tourism to US national and state-level economies.

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After Years Of Violence, Chef Offers Colombian Farmers Pride And Profit

A Colombian chef turned social entrepreneur, Leonor Espinosa has made it her mission to revive traditional agriculture, ancestral foodways and culinary know-how among rural, mainly indigenous and Afro-Colombian people.

A food activist aims to show the value of traditional agriculture to rural, mainly indigenous people and transform the way they plant, sell and prepare their goods — as well as capture the global eye.

(Image credit: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

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Former Coal Lobbyist On Tap For No. 2 Spot At EPA

Andrew Wheeler during his November 2017 Senate confirmation hearing to be deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

The man hoping to help lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, is a former lobbyist for coal and natural gas companies. As a young EPA lawyer, he worked on hazardous chemical rules.

(Image credit: Alex Edelman/picture-alliance/dpa/AP)

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‘Keep It In The Ground’ Activists Optimistic Despite Oil Boom

"Keep it in the ground" activists protesting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline on February 17, 2018 near Belle Rose, Louisiana.

The U.S. is producing more oil than ever, even as calls to leave all fossil fuels in the ground grow louder. Now the “keep it in the ground” movement is taking its fight to the heart of oil country.

(Image credit: Travis Lux/WWNO)

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FEMA Drops ‘Climate Change’ From Its Strategic Plan

Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long.

The agency’s strategic planning document does not mention the potential impact of a changing climate on the rising risk of natural hazards.

(Image credit: Cliff Owen/AP)

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  • Downtown – Located in the gravel parking area on Mud Island Drive at the North entrance to Mud Island Park.
  • East Memphis – Located on Moore Ed, just south of the Shelby Showplace Arena at the Agricenter International.
  • Midtown – Located on the corner of Cooper and Walker at the First Congregational Church.
  • Southeast – Located at the Hickory Hill Community Center at 3910 Ridgeway.
  • ReCommunity – 3197 Farrisview Blvd., located off American Way just west of Lamar intersection. Place recycling material in carts located just outside the gate.