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SIA: Alarming EPA Climate Study on Snow Sports Economy Released

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  • Nick Sargent, President, SIA

Protect Our Winters recently published a link to a new EPA study that estimates we will lose about 30% of skier/snowboarder visits and snow sports revenue by 2050 due to climate change.

As we report in our latest Snow Source, while these findings are alarming, there are some issues with the research and the conclusions regarding both the monetary impact of climate change and the viability of resorts at risk for abbreviated seasons.

We discuss the potential flaws in the findings along with a range of possible outcomes and responses by the snow sports industry. 

Read our article here.

Download the full EPA report here.

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