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Throughout the winter months across the globe, mountain communities and snow-enthusiasts alike anxiously monitor ever-changing snowpack conditions. We model the behavioral response to this climate amenity by pairing a unique panel of 12 million short-term property rental transactions with daily...

Author(s)
Parthum, B.; Christensen, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2022, 113,
News Article

Mathematical model calculates snowline change

Date
14 June 2021
Abstract

Climate change is an evolving business reality in the ski industry, with recent trends toward shorter ski seasons and emerging climate risk disclosure requirements. Climate change impacts under low- to high-emission futures are examined at 99 ski areas in the American Midwest market with ...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Steiger, R.; Rutty, M.; Knowles, N.; Rushton, B.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tourism Management Perspectives, 2021, 40,
Abstract

Climate change threatens winter tourism in the Alps severely, and ski resorts are struggling to cope under uncertain climate change. We aim to identify under what conditions physical and economic tipping points for ski resorts may occur under changing climate in six Swiss ski resorts representing...

Author(s)
Ashraf Vaghefi, S.; Muccione, V.; Ginkel, K. C. H. van; Haasnoot, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Environmental Science & Policy, 2021, 126, pp 65-78
Abstract

In 2018, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) in Teton Village, WY, USA, discontinued its International Standards Organization 14001 environmental management system. JHMR needed a replacement voluntary environmental program (VEP) that would empower resort employees to directly mitigate climate...

Author(s)
Foster, B. C.
Publisher
International Mountain Society (IMS), Berne, Switzerland
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2021, 41, 3, pp D1-D11
Abstract

Climate change is a threat to ski resorts, the ski industry, and mountain communities that rely on ski tourism. Ski resorts may be able to mitigate some of the social and economic impacts caused by climate change with proactive adaptation strategies. Using historical weather data, future climate...

Author(s)
Wilkins, E. J.; Akbar, H.; Saley, T. C.; Hager, R.; Elkin, C. M.; Belmont, P.; Flint, C. G.; Smith, J. W.
Publisher
International Mountain Society (IMS), Berne, Switzerland
Citation
Mountain Research and Development, 2021, 41, 3, pp R12-R23
Abstract

Skiing is an important part of Norwegian culture, but as climate change leads to warmer, more variable winters, the ski industry needs to adapt. Despite the growing literature on climate change impacts on ski tourism, adaptation options, particularly beyond snowmaking, barriers and the financial...

Author(s)
Dannevig, H.; Gildestad, I. M.; Steiger, R.; Scott, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2021, 24, 22, pp 3206-3221
News Article

Coronavirus pandemic adding to climate change woes for ski resorts

Date
18 March 2020
Abstract

The aim of this article is to analyse the profitability of ski resorts in Spain and identify its associated determining factors in order to verify whether these are economically sustainable taking into account the internal and external aspects affecting them. To this end, the article first...

Author(s)
Moreno-Gené, J.; Daries, N.; Cristóbal-Fransi, E.; Sánchez-Pulido, L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Applied Economics, 2020, 52, 52, pp 5726-5744
Abstract

Under the background of global warming, it has become a common choice for most ski resorts to ensure or even extend the operating period of ski resorts through artificial snow making. Many artificial snow making causes serious waste of water resources and ecological damage, which aggravates the...

Author(s)
Wang Ping; Zhu ZhiQiang; Fei YuHong
Publisher
Coastal Education and Research Foundation, Coconut Creek, USA
Citation
Journal of Coastal Research, 2020, Special Issue 115, pp 430-433

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