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Auden Schendler

Auden Schendler is an American climate activist, businessman and author of Getting Green Done. He is Senior Vice President of Sustainability at Aspen Skiing Company.

Auden Schendler has written extensively about the difficulties of enacting sustainability initiatives in the business world and the ineffectiveness of conventional green business practices in the face of climate change.  He has been featured in Men’s Journal, Businessweek, Outside, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, Slate, and Scientific American’s Earth 3.0.

He has published numerous essays on climate change, politics, parenting, and the outdoors. Auden serves on the board of Protect Our Winters and has been a commissioner on Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission and a member of Basalt, Colorado’s town council


Articles

What do we owe wildland firefighters?

By Jonathon Golden

Vacancies, of course, limit how much federal firefighters can do. If Western communities want to be protected, they need to ensure that their firefighters receive better pay and benefits.

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All-electric is the way to go

By Auden Schendler Ted White

“But perhaps the most challenging task of all is to decarbonize buildings.”

Photograph by Michael Wilson, courtesy of Unsplash

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