Vermont Ski Industry’s 668 Green Projects To Save 1.77 Billion Tons of CO2

The state of Vermont has long been a leader in the “green movement” by promoting best practices regarding the environment. That same ideology is a guiding force throughout the state’s ski industry. Efficiency is a top priority in the design and implementation of everything from snowmaking and equipment to the utensils in base lodge eateries. […]

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Green Electricity from Snowfall

Researchers at UCLA have engineered a device that can generate electricity from falling snow. Christened a “snow-based triboelectric nanogenerator” or snow TENG for short, it works by taking advantage of the fact that snow is positively charged and the silicone the device uses is negatively charged. When the falling snow comes into contact with the […]

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Ski Flight Free Campaign Launched

A new not-for-profit independent campaign called Ski Flight Free has been launched by ski-industry digital marketing consultant Iain Martin, with the goal of encouraging skiers to reduce their CO2 emissions when travelling to ski resorts. “Independent research has shown that travelling to a ski resort by train generates less than one fifth of the emissions […]

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