Oregon ski resort operators concerned about climate change

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Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Six Oregon ski resort operators are among the 108 resorts calling on lawmakers to address climate change.

The six resorts — Anthony Lakes, Cooper Spur Mountain Resort, Mt. Ashland Ski Area, Mt. Bachelor, Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort and Timberline Lodge & Ski Area — signed onto the Ceres group's Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy. Ceres has issued a "Climate Declaration" that's backed by Nike Inc. General Motors Co. and Levi Strauss & Co., among others. The Declaration holds that "a bold response to the climate challenge is “one of America’s greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century.”

“It is obvious that the success of ski business operations depends greatly on climate, which is why we are so invested in programs that keep our slopes sustainable. But our actions alone won’t be enough without strong policies,” said Brent Giles, chief sustainability officer for Powdr Corp of Utah, in a statement.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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0 #1 VPGuest 2013-06-04 19:26:10
After we shut down our industries and give up our cars only the Chinese will be able to afford to visit our ski areas.
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