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How millennials pushed Park City to climate goals

Utah’s Park City has what may be the most ambitious carbon reduction goals, the result of a grassroots push by millennials. Why did elected officials agree? Continue reading

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Utah’s Summit County aims for deep carbon reductions

Donald Trump vows to bring back coal, but a former Vietnam War pilot is leading an effort in Utah’s Summit County to radically reduce it in his community. Continue reading

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UnVail challenges ski industry dominance of Vail Resorts

Deep pockets of the Crown family of Chicago and Aspen and the KSL Capital Partners have now assembled enough ski areas to do serious battle with Vail Resorts.
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Vail Resorts and Park City trademark

The honeymoon was over and this was the first big fight as the Park City community put its foot down, saying the Vail trademark filing was just unacceptable. Continue reading

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Ski Town Showdown and the Georgetown Energy Prize

With the $5 million Georgetown Energy Prize on the line, Aspen and Park City have become neck-and-neck competitors—but also collaborators. Continue reading

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Creating resilience to climate change

Park City joins 63 other U.S. cities in joining Resilient Communities for America, whose central ideas is that communities need to start anticipating the effect of more extreme weather. Continue reading

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