FOUNDED BY PROFESSIONAL TRUCKEE-BASED SNOWBOARDER JEREMY JONES, POW HAS GROWN FROM A HUMBLE GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATION INTO A GLOBAL FORCE WORKING TO COMBAT THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Our next meeting is in 15 minutes. Capitol Hill is a bit overwhelming. We all feel it, but everyone also seems to be riding the collective good energy of our mission. We are athletes and creatives from across the country, and we are meeting with members of Congress to lobby them to act on behalf of the climate.
The effort is large, but nowhere near the scope of the problem at hand.
The ambitious endeavor is part of what makes Protect Our Winters—commonly known as POW—so real and impactful. The mountain of issues related to climate change can seem insurmountable, but since POW’s inception some 15 years ago, the organization has led by example to show how this climb, while imposing, is in fact possible.
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