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Climate Rally: January 31 from 2-4 pm at the Colorado Capitol in Denver, CO.⁣⁣On the last day of the Outdoor Retailer tradeshow, I’m organizing a climate march and rally with @katieboue to stand with youth activists and advance the cause of climate action! Will you join us?⁣⁣As a professional ski mountaineer, I realize that those of us who are able to go outside for recreation are privileged. It is imperative that we recognize our privilege and do everything we can to protect the environment, expand outdoor access and create a community with more representation and inclusion.⁣⁣When the trade show left Salt Lake City and moved to Denver, it was because of Bear’s Ears and Utah’s hostility to public lands. The threats to our public lands are directly related to climate change and social justice. It’s time for the outdoor industry to step up and lead on climate.⁣⁣Clean air, clean water and access to the outdoors is a human right – it shouldn’t be an activity limited to a privileged few. Climate change disproportionately affects communities of color and low-income families, who are likelier to live near polluting power plants, congested highways, toxic waste sites, and landfills. And the high asthma rates in their children reflect this reality.⁣⁣Climate change is the biggest social justice issue of our time. And the urgency calls on us to act now.⁣⁣RSVP on our Facebook event – link below and in profile:⁣⁣ #ActOnClimate #ClimateRally2020

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