Aspen Dumps U.S. Chamber of Commerce Over Climate ChangeBy Michael Frank on April 27th, 2012
It’s not me, it’s you: The Aspen Chamber of Commerce has split with the national chamber over its stand on climate change. After an 11-1 vote, the Aspen Chamber Resort Association broke its ties with the U.S. Chamber. The town of Aspen and the ski area have been at the forefront of the discussion and efforts to fight manmade climate change, while the U.S. chamber has been almost belligerently opposed to even the idea of global warming. Aspen clearly understands that pursuit of profits is fine and dandy, but when your core product, snow, might not exist in a meaningful way in 10 or 20 years, actions count, even symbolic ones. Via The Aspen Times.
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