Tag Archives: Protect Our Winters

2013 Green Sports Alliance Summit Recap

4 Sep 2013

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Written by Jamie Schectman I had the pleasure of attending the Green Sports Alliance (GSA) annual conference in Brooklyn last week. To say the gathering was inspiring would be an understatement. Founded in 2010, the mission of the GSA is “to enhance environmental performance and sustainability initiatives through sport.” The organization now includes 78 members, […]

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Climate Change and the Ski Industry – An Australian Perspective

3 Apr 2012

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The following article was originally published in March of 2012 as the first edition to the Global Snapshot series, a bi-weekly offering of essays written by Protect Our Winters (POW) supporters, which give their local perspective of climate change. CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE SKI INDUSTRY – AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE Mt Loch Protect Our Winters is […]

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Join Protect Our Winters and North Face in Showing How Much Snow Means to Our Community

27 Mar 2012

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What is your favorite thing in the world? Snow perhaps? Does it mean enough to you to make a pledge to treat the earth in a kinder way? If so, then Protect Our Winters and North Face have made it easy for you! They have created a plan that is easy to adopt that will […]

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Protect Our Winters Goes to Capitol Hill

1 Dec 2011

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Our partners at Protect Our Winters recently visited Capitol Hill. Lead by POW’s fearless founder Jeremy Jones, the group meet with numerous high level government officials to “move the needle” and really make a difference. All of us at Mountain Rider’s Alliance applaud POW’s efforts to combat climate change. Keep up the great work!

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How the Snow-Sports Community is Pushing the Limits of Filmmaking and Climate Education

11 Oct 2011

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Written by Stephen Lacey I love it when my passions collide. As both a life-long skier and a writer concerned about the impact of climate change, it’s nice to see that the action-sports community is trying to educate folks about climate and energy issues – particularly when the audience they’re influencing is a much younger […]

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Protect Our Winters Taking a Stand for Mother Nature Before Congress

8 Sep 2011

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Time is once again upon us to make our voices heard about the importance of environmental protection. Senate will be meeting this fall to discuss several bills that are attempting to dismantle the  Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation power. For example, Bill H.R. 910, which achieved approval in the House of Representatives in April, and prevents […]

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Pro Snowboarder Jeremy Jones, Founder of Protect Our Winters, Interviewed on Fox Business

9 Dec 2010

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In our humble opinions, the passion of riding on snow — whether it is snowboarding or skiing — helps create positivity in other realms of life. Pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones is a fantastic example of that…he has taken his passion for the mountains and built a successful nonprofit, POW, and now his own snowboard company […]

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MRA Partner “Protect Our Winters” Founder, Pro Snowboarder Jeremy Jones, Talking Green

26 Aug 2010

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For pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones, his mission of helping Mother Nature began on the slopes outside of Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Returning to his favorite place to ride sweet powder, he found it void of snow. Rock and grass covered the landscape. Places that had been endowed with feet of love, were now nothing but […]

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