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    WATCH “THE LITTLE THINGS” ON EARTH DAY!

    April 21st, 2015 | Events, featured, Uncategorized | Chris Steinkamp

      To celebrate Earth Day, we’re streaming Marie-France Roy’s “The Little Things” for free, today only!  We hope you’ll take some time to enjoy this amazing film today and become inspired to join the climate movement. Then, tell everyone how you’re taking action on climate in the comments section below.  Happy Earth Day!   WE HOPE […]

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    POW PARTNERS WITH BEN & JERRYS AND NEW BELGIUM THIS FALL

    April 16th, 2015 | Events, featured, Uncategorized | Chris Steinkamp

    Yes, its true, we’re partnering with two of our favorite brands, Ben and Jerry’s and New Belgium Brewing on a new beer flavor this fall to raise awareness and take action against climate change….and have some fun doing it.  The new flavor?  Salted Caramel Brownie Brown Ale, and it’s amazing.  This is going to be […]

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    POW LAUNCHES “PHONE IT IN” CAMPAIGN

    April 14th, 2015 | Events, featured, New | Chris Steinkamp

    To follow up our successful activation at the Burton US Open, where over 200 people called their senators from our event booth, today in partnership with Burton Snowboards, we’re launching the online version of the “Phone It In” campaign to give the winter sports community an easy and powerful way to make a big difference against climate […]

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    THE UNLIKELY BIRTH OF “MOMENTA”

    February 13th, 2015 | Events, featured, Uncategorized | Chris Steinkamp

      Here at POW, we rely largely on our corporate partners to achieve our mission. These partners recognize the success of their business directly relies on the health of the environment and therefor align their core values with direct action to help protect it. These are the companies who understand the role they can play […]

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    Protect Our Winters Announces First Annual “Powder Grant” Winners

    February 12th, 2015 | Events, featured, Uncategorized | Chris Steinkamp

    In partnership with The North Face and Clif Bar, Protect Our Winters is proud to announce the winners of our first annual Powder Grants program. Created as a follow up initiative to the Hot Planet/Cool Athletes climate assemblies delivered by professional snow sports athletes at middle schools and high schools nationwide, this program encourages students to […]

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    POW ADDS FOUR NEW BOARD MEMBERS

    January 28th, 2015 | Events, featured, New | Chris Steinkamp

    Pacific Palisades, Calif. – Jan. 28, 2015 – Protect Our Winters (POW), the organization engaging and mobilizing the winter sports community to lead the fight against climate change, announces the appointment of four new members to its board of directors. “2015 will be a crucial point in the battle against climate change, and we’re truly […]

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    EPA ADMINISTRATOR GINA MCCARTHY VISITS X GAMES WITH POW

    January 26th, 2015 | Events, featured, Uncategorized | Chris Steinkamp

    On Thursday, January 22nd, we we were honored to host EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy in Aspen, CO during the X Games.   The X Games are the epicenter of winter action sports and the visit marked the first time that a White House cabinet official has visited the event to discuss climate change and it’s impact […]

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    POW LAUNCHES “SCIENCE ALLIANCE” CLIMATE SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD

    January 8th, 2015 | Events, featured, New | Chris Steinkamp

    In a continuing effort to provide the most credible and updated climate information to the winter sports community, Protect Our Winters announced today that they have launched the “POW Science Alliance,” an advisory board of the most esteemed climate and snow scientists in the world, with expertise in snow hydrology, glaciology, sea level rise, mountain […]

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    JAMIE ANDERSON TAKES ON CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE APPRENTICE TONIGHT!

    January 4th, 2015 | Events, featured, New | Chris Steinkamp

    TONIGHT ON NBC, Watch the season premiere of Celebrity Apprentice featuring Olympic snowboarder Jamie Anderson.  9:00 PM Eastern/Pacific. We’re beyond honored that Olympic Gold Medalist Jamie Anderson chose POW as her nonprofit partner on this season’s Celebrity Apprentice.  They might as well just hand her the final award now for taking on climate-denier Donald Trump […]

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    POW VISITS DC WITH ATHLETES & INDUSTRY

    December 22nd, 2014 | Events, featured, Uncategorized | Chris Steinkamp

    Fresh off the mid terms elections and in the midst of a historical drought in California, Protect Our Winters led a group of pro athletes and industry representatives to Washington, DC last week to re-engage our lawmakers on the importance of the EPA carbon standards. The day started off with a meeting with EPA Administrator, […]

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