14 Nov '11, 7pm

Auden Schendler: Navigating the Steep Slopes of Climate Policy: The VP of sustainability at the Aspen Ski Compan...

Auden Schendler: Navigating the Steep Slopes of Climate Policy: The VP of sustainability at the Aspen Ski Compan...

Nature of Business radio, created and hosted by Chrissy Coughlin, is a weekly show on business and environment. This week's conversation, with Auden Schendler, VP of Sustainability for the Aspen Ski Company , certainly made me pine for my Colorado days. It also reminded me that underneath all of the beauty and tranquility of the skiing experience, the industry behind it is hugely energy intensive and, unfortunately, directly contributing to global warming. So Auden spends his days fighting hard on both the macro and micro level for changes in energy policy. There is a lot at stake directly for the industry – the ski season has shortened by 3 weeks in the last 30 years. His job can be uncomfortable at times, but Auden is not shy when he discusses his aims, saying that it will take a complete overhaul of our energy policies to truly affect change. We talked about his recent ...

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