FIS Boss “Takes Responsibility” for His Comments on Climate Change

The International Ski Federation’s (FIS) president Gian Franco Casper has said comments he made that appeared to mirror President Trump’s views on climate change, and that dictatorships were easier nations in which to stage ski races, were taken out of context. The comments made in a Swiss newspaper have caused outrage in many circles of […]

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Eco-Initiatives

Green Energy Production to Reduce CO2 Emissions Cow Power Killington Resort in Vermont, USA is enrolled in the Cow Power program, a completely local form of renewable energy made in Vermont. Staying with Vermont tradition of buying local, the K-1 Express Gondola is powered solely by manure from local dairy farms. In the process, this […]

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Green Hotels

Energy efficiency has always been the norm in the mountains or people couldn’t stay warm and businesses efficient. Infact studies have shown mountain buildings typically use much less energy than buildings using air conditioning in warm climates. But standards continue to improve dramatically and here’s a list of properties that go the extra mile in […]

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Green Resorts

Almost all ski areas are doing their best to reduce their CO2 emmissions in the fight against climate change. Some are trying extra hard though and these areas and what they’re doing are listed A-Z by country then by resort below. Most are 100% powered by renewable energy, many make the energy locally and export […]

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Reduce Prices, Reduce Emissions

A Swiss resort is halving rail and lift prices to promote public transport over private The SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun in Switzerland is working with Protect Our Winters to organize what they believe are the first “car free days” in Switzerland. According to one resort spokesman: “The goal of the initiative is to raise awareness about CO² […]

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Tricoloured Energy

A French resort is using three different green technologies to cover 30% of its energy needs The largest ski resort in the Southern Alps, Serre-Chevalier in France, has announced it will be meeting 30% of its energy needs by 2021 using a combination of green energy sources. Work on the project to bring hydroelectric, photovoltaic […]

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