Environews: Ski resorts demand climate change action

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Environews: Ski resorts demand climate change action

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Ski Utah, the marketing arm of the Utah Ski & Snowboard Association, is getting worried about the effects of climate change.

–by Amy Brunvand

A letter to Utah Governor Herbert warned that a predicted four degrees of warming by the end of the century would mean economic ruin for the skiing industry. The letter asked Herbert to support the EPA Clean Power Plan and specifically for Utah to submit a strategy in order to achieve the targets set forth in the plan.

Ski Utah letter: skiutah.com/media-room/keep-utah-cool/POW_Letter.pdf

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