TITLE

SKI WHERE IT'S GREEN

AUTHOR(S)
Schendler, Auden
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Skiing;Feb/Mar2009, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the efforts of ski industries towards a green revolution. Ski-industry leaders increasingly understand the fundamental point about modern environmentalism which is not about public relations but climate change, which threatens the future of skiing. In May 2007, National Ski Area Association president Michael Berry testified in the U.S. senate that ski areas were concerned about global warming. Comments on the efforts made by several ski resorts are also presented.
ACCESSION #
36283253

 

Related Articles

  • Climate Response by the Ski Industry: The Shortcomings of Snowmaking for Australian Resorts. Pickering, Catherine Marina; Buckley, Ralf C. // AMBIO - A Journal of the Human Environment;Jul2010, Vol. 39 Issue 5/6, p430 

    Skier numbers, and revenues for the multi-billion- dollar ski industry, are highly sensitive to snow cover. Previous research projected that under climate change, natural snow cover will become inadequate at 65% of sites in the Australian ski resorts by 2020. Resorts plan to compensate for...

  • Skiing's Eco Charter.  // Ski;Jan2000, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p28 

    Deals with the Ski Industry Environmental Charter, a program created by a group of North American ski resorts.

  • Global Warning. Bigford, Andy // Ski;Oct2000, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p45 

    Discusses the effect of global warming on the future of skiing. Description of global warming; Action taken by the National Ski Areas Association on the trend; Facts about global warming.

  • Green vs. Growth. Tejada-Flores, Lito // Skiing;Dec99, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p148 

    Probes the dispute between ski developers and environmental groups. Case that established the misunderstanding and opposition between ski-area developers and environmentalists; Focus of the environmental groups; Driving factor behind resort expansions.

  • NO BUSINESS LIKE SNOW BUSINESS. Isaacson, Rupert // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing);Sep2000, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p68 

    Focuses on the environmental impact of the expansion of skiing resorts in Colorado. Evaluation of several ski areas; Environmental issues involved in the expansion plans of some skiing resorts; Environmental services of the Environmental Foundation.

  • Environmentalism and skiing. Greenberg, A. // Skiing;Dec89, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p20 

    Opinion. Examines some environmental concerns related to skiing. Comments on skiers' desire for fast highway travel to their favorite resorts versus the environmental damage caused by cutting super-expressways through farmlands and woods. Suggests air travel and high-speed trains as...

  • Eco-slopes. Prince, P. // Skiing;Nov91, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p179 

    Considers the debate over whether more wildlife habitat should be used as skier habitat. The US Forest Service's mandate requiring a multiple-use doctrine for the country's national forests; Regional and national environmental groups against the use of national forests for ski areas; Effect of...

  • It's not easy being green. Prince, Paul; Finnell, Janice // Skiing;Sep95, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p48 

    Lists the skiing areas in the United States that have been singled out for being ecologically-friendly. Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Heavenly, California; Winter Park, Colorado; Beaver Creek, Colorado; Sierra-at-Tahoe, California; Snowbird, Utah.

  • Downhill debates to watch.  // Wilderness (07366477);Spring94, Vol. 57 Issue 204, p26 

    Looks at some specific debates about skiing related development and environmental concerns. Action on an earlier proposal to put condominiums on a ridge visible from Yellowstone National Park; The Santa Fe Ski Area Containment Coalition; Proposal at Sugarbush in Vermont to increase the pumping...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics