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  • October 21, 2020

    Vote: Extinguish A Flaming Climate

  • September 16, 2020

    Take Action On National Voter Registration Day

  • September 14, 2020

    Fires Have Closed The Forests On The West Coast

  • August 28, 2020

    Summer 2020 Reveals the Impact of Climate Change on Outdoor Enthusiasts

  • August 19, 2020

    Protecting our Playgrounds: Connor Ryan and Cody Townsend

  • August 7, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – August 7, 2020

  • August 6, 2020

    Let’s Find Out How Outdoor Playgrounds in North Carolina Will be Impacted by Climate Change

  • July 31, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – July 31, 2020

  • July 24, 2020

    Changing Weather and a Changing Climate is Changing Outdoor Recreation in Maine

  • July 24, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – July 24, 2020

  • July 23, 2020

    New Hampshire’s Outdoor Recreation Will Dramatically Change Because the Climate is Changing

  • July 17, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – July 17, 2020

  • July 16, 2020

    The Impacts of Climate Change on Outdoor Recreation In Michigan

  • July 14, 2020

    Faith E. Briggs: Ultra-runner, Ultra-advocate

  • July 13, 2020

    The Impacts of Climate Change on Outdoor Recreation in Nevada

  • July 9, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – July 9, 2020

  • July 7, 2020

    How Climate Change is Impacting Outdoor Recreation in Colorado

  • July 2, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – July 2, 2020

  • June 26, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – June 26, 2020

  • June 19, 2020

    Mike King: Skiing, Surfing, Farming and Advocating in “Feast or Famine”

  • June 19, 2020

    ICYMI – June 19, 2020

  • June 17, 2020

    Moving from Climate Advocacy to Lifestyle Advocacy

  • June 12, 2020

    ICYMI – June 12, 2020

  • June 2, 2020

    Climate and Race: Protect Our Winter’s Next Steps

  • May 28, 2020

    1-800-CALL-YOUR-REPS

  • May 22, 2020

    ICYMI – May 22, 2020

  • May 19, 2020

    What is Lobbying Anyway?

  • May 15, 2020

    POW Staff Picks

  • May 15, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – May 15

  • May 14, 2020

    Dear Citi: It’s Not Me, It’s You.

  • May 8, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – This Week’s News

  • May 7, 2020

    Rebuilding with Clean Energy: ‘Like You’re 8’

  • May 4, 2020

    Stimulus Round 2: Let’s Talk Stabilization

  • May 1, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – Your Weekly News Highlights

  • April 30, 2020

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  • April 24, 2020

    Feast or Famine

  • April 24, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – The News This Week

  • April 22, 2020

    I’m Breaking Up With JPMorgan Chase – You Should Too

  • April 17, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – This Week in the News

  • April 10, 2020

    In Case You Missed It – What’s Happening in the News

  • April 9, 2020

    Slickrock – A Sticky Situation

  • April 7, 2020

    Stop the Money Pipeline

  • April 3, 2020

    Friday Wrap-Up 4/3

  • April 1, 2020

    A Month of Crushing it 4 Climate

  • March 27, 2020

    Friday Wrap-Up 3/27

  • March 25, 2020

    POW Staff Picks

  • March 20, 2020

    Friday Wrap-up

  • March 3, 2020

    Climate Emergencies

  • February 26, 2020

    From Athlete to Activist

  • February 18, 2020

    The IPCC Report

  • February 10, 2020

    Tales From The Trails

  • January 27, 2020

    It’s Electric!

  • January 14, 2020

    But Seriously, What’s in Your Wallet?

  • January 10, 2020

    Australia Bushfires –– What You Need to Know

  • December 19, 2019

    Hot Podcasts For Cold Nights

  • November 22, 2019

    Methane: Why You Should Care About It

  • November 21, 2019

    5 Tips for Talking Climate at Thanksgiving

  • November 15, 2019

    Optimism And The Climate – Graham Zimmerman

  • November 14, 2019

    2019 Volunteer Training Recap

  • October 17, 2019

    Yard Sale Sweepstakes

  • September 27, 2019

    POW Action Fund: We Crushed it On Capitol Hill

  • September 26, 2019

    FIS Update: Ski federation Signs onto UN Climate Change Initiative

  • September 12, 2019

    Dispatches from the Road

  • August 2, 2019

    Chris Davenport: We Can’t Keep Hoping Someone Else Will Take the Lead

  • July 30, 2019

    The Pitkin County Solar Facility

  • July 8, 2019

    POW Summer Staff Picks

  • June 21, 2019

    Jessie Diggins Gives Back To POW

  • June 20, 2019

    Graham Zimmerman: It’s Time to Pass The Clean Energy Jobs Bill

  • June 10, 2019

    It’s Time to Raise the Bar for Renewable Energy in Maine

  • May 21, 2019

    Spring Sweepstakes 2019

  • May 9, 2019

    Solutions Series Vol. 2

  • April 15, 2019

    What We’re Learning From Your Survey Results

  • April 8, 2019

    How We’re Pushing to Reduce Emissions in Colorado

  • April 4, 2019

    How Pro Skier David Wise Does Climate Action

  • March 28, 2019

    Solutions Series Vol. 1

  • March 20, 2019

    Inspiration From The Youth Climate March

  • March 13, 2019

    POW Staff Picks

  • March 11, 2019

    What We’re Working On In 2019

  • March 11, 2019

    POW Climb – Uniting the Climbing Community on Climate Advocacy

  • February 19, 2019

    The Power Of The Snowsports Community

  • February 7, 2019

    How Climate Change Will Impact The Snowsports Industry

  • January 29, 2019

    Winter Sweepstakes

  • January 23, 2019

    Gov. Jared Polis To Attend Annual POW Party

  • January 22, 2019

    Chloe Kim Joins POW Alliance

  • January 11, 2019

    Four Stories To Follow In 2019

  • January 8, 2019

    POW’s Throwing A Party

  • January 4, 2019

    2018 In Review

  • December 14, 2018

    Help House the Victims of the Camp Fire

  • November 20, 2018

    Give a Buck. $1. That’s It

  • October 24, 2018

    It’s Party Time: Let’s Drop In & Vote

  • October 13, 2018

    POW Presents, Hill to Hill, New Virtual Reality Experience

  • October 11, 2018

    Preseason Sweepstakes

  • October 2, 2018

    POW Teams with Athletes and Industry Leaders to tell Congress that to Save Jobs We Must Save Snow

  • August 30, 2018

    Gearing Up For The Climate March

  • August 28, 2018

    Trump’s ‘Affordable Clean Energy’ Rule Is a Dirty Energy Scam That We Can’t Afford

  • August 24, 2018

    Olympian and county commissioner: Let’s protect Summit’s outdoor recreation economy

  • August 14, 2018

    POW Trail

  • August 13, 2018

    I’M GOING TO RIDE MY BIKE A LOT AND HERE’S WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

  • July 31, 2018

    Andrew Wheeler and What’s Next for the EPA

  • July 23, 2018

    The Climate Solutions Caucus Just Failed to Vote for Climate Solutions

  • June 27, 2018

    Ski Butlers Commits to an Electric Fleet

  • June 25, 2018

    Electric Vehicles and the Future of Transportation

  • June 20, 2018

    Summer Solstice Sweepstakes

  • June 18, 2018

    Burton Advocates for Putting a Price on Carbon

  • June 18, 2018

    Carbon Pricing 101

  • June 11, 2018

    The Future of Renewables is Bright

  • June 1, 2018

    The Intersection of Public Lands and Climate Change

  • May 23, 2018

    Hilaree O’Neill Steps onto the Global Stage

  • May 16, 2018

    The Dirt On Primaries

  • May 8, 2018

    Jessie Diggins: With a Medal in My Pocket

  • May 8, 2018

    Doug Stoup: A Perspective from the Poles

  • April 24, 2018

    Winter Olympians Call for Action on Climate

  • April 12, 2018

    Prepare for Earth Day by Educating Yourself on Climate

  • April 11, 2018

    Josh Jespersen Speaks at The National Press Club

  • April 10, 2018

    POW Alliance Member Maddie Phaneuf and NY State Senator Brad Hoylman Find Some Common Ground

  • April 5, 2018

    Climate Leadership Summit at Telluride Mountainfilm

  • March 29, 2018

    Become a Citizen Scientist for the Community Snow Observations Project

  • March 28, 2018

    Ikon Pass Joins Forces With Protect Our Winters With 50K Donation to Create The Ikon Pass Fund

  • March 7, 2018

    Work of National Importance – An American Dream and What It Means to Fight for It

  • February 11, 2018

    Auden Schendler: Every Olympic athlete in Pyeongchang should be vocal about climate change

  • February 9, 2018

    Steven Nyman: Winter Olympics future is murky if we don’t get a handle on climate change

  • February 9, 2018

    Colt Whitley Is Dedicating His Ski Season to Climate Advocacy

  • January 28, 2018

    Pep Fujas: Pass Clean Energy Jobs bill

  • January 18, 2018

    POW’s Having a Party

  • January 8, 2018

    Jones Hovercraft Snowboard Giveaway

  • January 4, 2018

    Will High-Pressure Ridge in Pacific Cause Rockies to Stay Dry ’til January?

  • December 22, 2017

    A Life of Exploration and Dedication to the Environment

  • December 22, 2017

    Going Solar with Sunrun

  • December 22, 2017

    Rossignol Re-ups Support for POW at 10-Year Anniversary

  • December 19, 2017

    2017: The Year In Climate Change

  • December 12, 2017

    Getting Governor Cuomo to Go Big on Climate

  • December 6, 2017

    Donna Carpenter: For the Love of the Mountains, Let’s Put a Price on Carbon Pollution

  • December 5, 2017

    Moving Colorado Towards Renewable Energy

  • December 4, 2017

    A Navy SEAL’s Appeal to Secretary Zinke on behalf of Public Lands

  • November 21, 2017

    Breckenridge Votes to Go 100% Renewable

  • November 20, 2017

    The Quiet Policy That Could Kill Solar

  • November 17, 2017

    Reflections from The Summit: An Open Letter from new POW Executive Director, Mario Molina

  • November 16, 2017

    Cole Sport Partners with POW

  • November 16, 2017

    The Struggle for Classroom Science Hasn’t Ended

  • November 7, 2017

    It’s Time To Get Off the Sidelines

  • November 6, 2017

    8 Tips for Writing a Climate Change Op-Ed

  • October 31, 2017

    Why The “Overly Subsidized” Argument Against Clean Energy Is BS

  • October 24, 2017

    Taking Back the Clean Power Plan

  • October 10, 2017

    Protect Our Winters announces new Executive Director Mario Molina

  • October 10, 2017

    Greenland Ice Cap: The Melting Question

  • October 4, 2017

    Drilling the Arctic Refuge Doesn’t Belong in the Budget

  • September 28, 2017

    EPA: Keep Our Cars Clean

  • September 27, 2017

    Alex Deibold and Kaitlyn Farrington talk Capitol Hill and the future of snowboarding

  • September 27, 2017

    POW Takes On DC

  • September 15, 2017

    Hurricane Irma Relief Initiative – Jones Snowboard Giveaway!

  • September 14, 2017

    Josh Jespersen: Life is too short to be arrogant

  • September 13, 2017

    #WitnessingChange: The Last Chance by Everett Sapp

  • September 11, 2017

    POW Heads to Washington DC

  • August 29, 2017

    POW at the Discrete Cirque Series

  • August 8, 2017

    Ted Ligety: Solar adoption in Utah

  • August 8, 2017

    The Future of Solar in Utah

  • August 7, 2017

    POW Partners with Jack Johnson’s 2017 Summer Tour

  • August 6, 2017

    Forrest Shearer: Carbon threatens Utah’s economy

  • August 6, 2017

    Power play: How outdoor retailers are positioned as a political, economic and social force for change

  • August 2, 2017

    POW Heads to Outdoor Retailer

  • July 29, 2017

    Dakota Jones: Yes to recreation economy, say no to coal

  • July 28, 2017

    Chris Davenport and Jake Black: The climate-wrecking methane bomb beneath Colorado’s Sunset Roadless Area

  • July 19, 2017

    POW Small Business Partner: The Bullock Group

  • July 17, 2017

    Hilaree O’Neill: Say no to drilling in the Arctic Refuge

  • July 14, 2017

    On the Run

  • July 12, 2017

    Climate Study Suggests Grim Scenario for Ski Resorts

  • July 11, 2017

    Hickenlooper Steps Up on Climate Change

  • June 20, 2017

    #IAmStillIn

  • June 19, 2017

    Give Your Gear New Life While Supporting POW’s Efforts

  • June 19, 2017

    POW’s Summer Reading List

  • June 13, 2017

    Seth Wescott: Time for Maine lawmakers to lead the transition to a clean energy economy

  • June 9, 2017

    Dear Secretary Zinke

  • June 8, 2017

    Thousands comment on CO coal mine expansion plan, including POW’s own Gretchen Bleiler and Chris Davenport

  • June 6, 2017

    Sheep, Locals, and Wet Snow

  • June 1, 2017

    Trump bailed on Paris. What’s next?

  • May 31, 2017

    The Wrong Side of History?

  • May 17, 2017

    Win a pair of Shred goggles signed by Ted Ligety!

  • May 10, 2017

    EPA: Please Do Your Job

  • May 5, 2017

    Dear Ivanka, Please #KeepParis

  • May 4, 2017

    Reflections on the People’s Climate March in DC

  • May 3, 2017

    Naomi Oreskes and Jeremy Jones: Want to protect the climate? Time for carbon pricing.

  • May 3, 2017

    SmartWool for Smart Riders at Arapahoe Basin

  • May 3, 2017

    Jeremy Jones heads to the Hill

  • April 24, 2017

    Watch “Dear Mr. President”

  • April 21, 2017

    Arapahoe Basin and POW Host Climate Science Panel

  • April 19, 2017

    Protect Our Winters to be Benefactor of the 2017 Discrete Cirque Series

  • April 19, 2017

    St. POWtrick’s Day Fundraiser Recap

  • April 13, 2017

    #KeepParis

  • April 13, 2017

    Dear Governor Hickenlooper

  • March 31, 2017

    Forever Wild

  • March 30, 2017

    POW Riders Alliance Athletes Catch up with Climate Scientists and Politicians to Talk Climate Change

  • March 30, 2017

    Is Divestment Your Lever to Stand Up to the Bullies of the Fossil Fuel Industry?

  • March 28, 2017

    Trump’s Biggest Action Against Climate Change Yet

  • March 21, 2017

    Chris Davenport: Sen. Gardner should oppose repealing the BLM’s methane rule

  • March 21, 2017

    Climate Change Discussion Elevated at the 2017 Audi FIS World Cup in Aspen

  • March 21, 2017

    POW + Waterkeeper Alliance Take Squaw

  • March 21, 2017

    POW “Phones it in” at the Burton US Open

  • March 14, 2017

    Gretchen Bleiler: Neither Colorado nor Utah deserves Outdoor Retailer show

  • March 14, 2017

    Phone It In – Methane Matters

  • March 8, 2017

    Why We Need to Defend Climate Science Now

  • February 23, 2017

    POW Action Summit Brings the Aspen Community Together to Fight Climate Change

  • February 21, 2017

    Tomorrow Watch Olympic Medalist and POW Riders Alliance Pro Alex Deibold speak about Climate Change with Representative Mike Foote

  • February 21, 2017

    Win Next Year’s Jones Mountain Twin Signed by Jeremy Jones!

  • February 21, 2017

    The Global POW Team Unites in Innsbruck

  • February 9, 2017

    Climate Change and Activism Top of Mind at SIA SnowShow

  • February 9, 2017

    Protect Our Winters Partners with Shred to Inspire Change in the Snowsports Industry

  • January 29, 2017

    Pow Day Returns to Utah with Over 1,000 Skiers and Riders

  • January 24, 2017

    “Lightning Rod” Dr. Naomi Oreskes to Speak at 3rd Annual POW “Burritos and Bloodies” Breakfast at SIA

  • January 23, 2017

    Squaw Valley Expands World Cup Weekend With Addition Of Toyota Ski ProAm Competition

  • January 13, 2017

    We all need to do more

  • January 11, 2017

    Confirmation Hearings Are Coming, Contact your Senator and #FightDenial

  • January 11, 2017

    The Alpine Collective Joins Protect Our Winters as a Contributing Partner

  • December 22, 2016

    POW heads to Squaw Valley for the 2nd Annual POW Riders Alliance Athlete Summit

  • December 8, 2016

    Who the heck is Scott Pruitt, anyway?

  • December 5, 2016

    Fight Climate Change with the POW + SPY Ace Goggle

  • December 1, 2016

    Action Doesn’t Require Perfection

  • November 16, 2016

    New Belgium Brewing and Ben & Jerry’s Join Forces to Help Protect Our Winters Fight Climate Change

  • November 6, 2016

    Feed Your Adventures with Clif + Support POW

  • August 31, 2016

    POW Joins Other Athletes and Pro Leagues at The White House

  • August 24, 2016

    Lindsay Bourgoine Joins POW as Manager of Advocacy and Campaigns

  • July 19, 2016

    Clif Bar & Company Contributes to Protect Our Winters

  • June 1, 2016

    VICTORY! EPA RULES IN FAVOR OF CLEAN AIR!

  • May 19, 2016

    CONTRIBUTE TO POW AND GET YOUR UNIQUE BURTON GIFT!

  • May 17, 2016

    Arizona Business Group Fights Utah Coal Pollution

  • May 11, 2016

    Powder Grant Overview: Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy

  • May 11, 2016

    Protect Our Winters Receives Generous Contribution from Burton

  • May 9, 2016

    Think Big, Part 2 | How Squaw Valley’s Partnership with Tesla May be the Beginning of a New Energy Model

  • May 3, 2016

    Think Big, Part 1 | Squaw Valley’s Leverage to Change the Energy Grid for Good

  • April 18, 2016

    Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows Announces Free Premium Parking for Carpools with “POW Parking” Program

  • April 18, 2016

    Engaging the Youth One School at a Time

  • April 11, 2016

    POW Board Chair, Auden Schendler, Shares His Opinion of the Federal Coal Program and Leasing of Public Lands

  • April 10, 2016

    Join the Live Snapchat Feed from POW Riders Alliance Pro Adrian Ballinger on Everest

  • March 28, 2016

    SIA SnowShow Highlights Climate Solutions

  • March 14, 2016

    100+ Colorado Businesses Urge EPA to Protect National Parks from Coal Pollution

  • March 14, 2016

    U.S. EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy, Discusses Climate Change and The Snowsports Industry’s Fight to Save Winter

  • March 7, 2016

    POWer To The Athletes

  • February 26, 2016

    NOW MORE THAN EVER, IT’S TIME TO STAY THE COURSE.

  • February 22, 2016

    POW Adds 12 New Athletes to Riders Alliance

  • February 18, 2016

    Pro Skier Chris Davenport’s Plea For Clean Air

  • January 20, 2016

    Pro Skier Brody Leven: Must Fight for Clean Air in Utah

  • January 20, 2016

    Brody Leven Believes the Youth Will Save Us All

  • January 19, 2016

    NPR: Squaw Valley Adapts to a Changing Winter Season

  • January 19, 2016

    Introducing +swappow, Winner of SIA’s & POW’s GreenShopComp

  • January 14, 2016

    Support Reform of the Federal Coal Program, Protecting Public Lands

  • January 4, 2016

    POW Riders Alliance Pros Featured on VICE

  • December 18, 2015

    Protect Our Winters applauds EPA draft plan option that would control pollution from Utah’s two dirtiest power plants.

  • December 17, 2015

    SIERRA MAGAZINE Features Protect Our Winters

  • December 17, 2015

    New Belgium & Ben and Jerry’s Donate to POW

  • December 10, 2015

    The President of North Face Urges Washington to Act on Climate Change in Paris

  • December 3, 2015

    Tybalt Peake is the Youngest Brit to Sail the Pacific Northwest Passage and He Has a Very Important Message for World Leaders in Paris

  • November 2, 2015

    Brody Leven’s Love For Snow and Ice Cream Has Him Turning Up the Heat in Washington DC

  • October 26, 2015

    Marie-France Roy’s Love of Nature Fuels Her Passion for Protecting the Environment

  • October 26, 2015

    Chanelle Sladics – An Ambassador for B Corps and a Voice for Change

  • October 22, 2015

    Ben & Jerry’s and New Belgium Brewing 
Unveil Next Piece in Partnership

  • October 14, 2015

    100+ Outdoor Businesses and Athletes Urge EPA to Protect Utah National Parks from Coal Pollution

  • October 14, 2015

    Over 100 Outdoor Sports Businesses, Athletes, and Organizations Send Letter to EPA Asking for Clean Air for Utah

  • October 1, 2015

    POW Travels To The White House For The Clean Power Plan Launch

  • October 1, 2015

    SIA, NSAA And POW Release Clean Power Plan Statement

  • September 24, 2015

    Pro Skier/POW Riders Alliance Pro Julian Carr In Today’s SLC Tribune

  • September 24, 2015

    POW, SIA & NSAA Assemble Industry Leadership Calling For Climate Action In Paris

  • September 24, 2015

    Ski Utah Partners With POW to Protect “The Greatest Snow On Earth”