J. Weston Phippen

J. Weston Phippen

J. Weston Phippen is a senior editor at Outside. Reach him at jwphippen@outsidemag.com or on Twitter @westonphippen.

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Dry Winters Cost the Ski Industry $1 Billion

A new report by Protect Our Winters, a climate advocacy group, says a low-snow year can cost the ski resort industry more than $1 billion and 17,400 jobs, compared to an average season.

Bears Ears Officially Opens to Oil and Gas

There probably won’t be an 1800s-style land rush. What’s more likely is the energy industries that lobbied the Trump administration and Utah Republicans to slice up the monuments in the first place...

The Dollars and Sense of Drilling in ANWR

It's the greatest chance in decades Republicans have to auction away, then dig, trench, and drill land that for 65 years has been called the last great American wilderness.

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