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Impact of warmer winters

NRDC, POW release study on climate change's impact on snowsports industry

Originally Published: December 6, 2012
By Devon O'Neil | ESPN.com

When pro snowboarders Jeremy Jones and Gretchen Bleiler and pro skier Chris Davenport joined climate-change advocates Chris Steinkamp and Auden Schendler last fall on a trip to Washington, they had grand plans of inspiring Capitol Hill lawmakers with stories of a shrinking winter. They didn't expect to leave that trip thinking about money. But that's exactly what happened.

No matter how well they communicated the dire implications of global warming as it relates to snow and ...

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