The Importance of Inspiring Children To Be The Next Generation of Environmental Leaders

Millions of dollars have been poured into climate legislation with little to show for it. Simultaneously, few resources have been devoted to preparing the next generation with the knowledge and tools they need to effectively address climate change. A study conducted by Yale University revealed...

Topics: Snow Sports Industry, Climate Change, Sustainability

POW's #COP21 Message: "This was the tipping point we’ve been working towards for years. It's huge."

Last weekend, Protect Our Winters wrapped up an incredibly successful two weeks in Paris at the COP21 UN Climate Change Conference. They reported that the agreement reached on Saturday represented a tipping point, as the nations of the world pledged to contain climate change to no more than 2...

Topics: Climate Change

Protect Our Winters Heads to DC: Athletes and Industry Leaders Hand Deliver Climate Support Letter to the White House, Visit Capitol Hill and Kick Off Collaboration with Ben and Jerry’s

On October 21 and 22, Protect Our Winters took DC by storm with a Ben and Jerry’s/New Belgium benefit concert Wednesday night followed by a full day of meetings on Capitol Hill. On Thursday, POW met with the White House environmental staff and hand delivered a letter of support for President...

Topics: Climate Change

Beer Floats and Climate Activism are a Good Pairing: Protect Our Winters (POW) Teams Up with Ben and Jerry’s and New Belgium for DC Climate Action Concert

What an incredible time we had at the Howard Theater last night! So many cool things in one place - Ben and Jerry’s launched their new ice cream flavor, Salted Carmel Brown-ie Ale, with all proceeds going to Protect Our Winters, New Belgium was serving their limited run POW-branded Salted Carmel...

Topics: Climate Change

Protect Our Winters at The White House for Historic Clean Power Plan Announcement

On Tuesday, August 4, President Obama and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy announced the Clean Power Plan, a historic step by the U.S. government to combat climate change. The Clean Power Plan sets the first-ever carbon pollution standards for American power plants. The standards will reduce...

Topics: Snow Sports Industry, Climate Change