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Analysis: How to cut emissions from ‘big sport’?

Analysis: How to cut emissions from ‘big sport’?

A plane flies over a football match at the Japan National Stadium, the primary venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The upcoming UEFA Euro 2024 football tournament and Paris Olympics have both pledged to be greener than previous iterations. Photo credit: Alamy. By Niu Yuhan With the 2024 Euros and Paris Olympics vowing to be greener, I explore the challenges […]

2024 Olympics – Japan places a focus on sustainability

2024 Olympics – Japan places a focus on sustainability

By Anders Lorenzen Just months before the biggest sporting event of the 2024 calendar kicks off, the 2024 Olympic Games, held in Paris, the Japanese team has introduced a key sustainability element.  The team aims to shine a light on an often-forgotten element in the sports industry – the carbon footprint of sports clothing. Unveiling the Olympic kit that they […]

Italian football club to fit stadium with solar panels

Italian football club to fit stadium with solar panels

By Anders Lorenzen The Italian Serie A football team Udinese Calcio have announced a significant sustainability move and teamed up with local utility Bluenergy Group to cover the roof of the club’s stadium with solar panels. The installation is already in progress and will comprise more than 2,400 panels and is estimated to produce a daily average of 3,000 kilowatt […]

Analysis: India World Cup underscores climate impact on cricket

Analysis: India World Cup underscores climate impact on cricket

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Seattle’s Lumen Field Sets Sustainability Standards for Sports and Concerts

Seattle’s Lumen Field Sets Sustainability Standards for Sports and Concerts

Sports stadiums may be ideal for experimenting with sustainable food service, recycling, and composting programs. Seattle’s Lumen Field is committed to minimizing its environmental impact. It extends that promise to fans who attend games and concerts, diverting an average of 90% of waste at the venue from landfills. Imagine if every local restaurant could promise the same results. Lumen Field hosts hundreds […]

Earth911 Podcast: Christy Briggs Scores a Sustainability Touchdown at Seattle’s Lumen Field

Earth911 Podcast: Christy Briggs Scores a Sustainability Touchdown at Seattle’s Lumen Field

Since it started measuring waste diversion from landfills in 2006, when it recycled only 4.6% of materials collected, Seattle’s Lumen Field has increased its recycling, composting, and donations efforts to avoid sending 90% of the waste generated by fans to the dump. Meet Christy Briggs, Logistics and Sustainability Manager at First & Goal Incorporated, who leads Lumen Field’s recycling and […]

Coe: Athletics must adapt to the climate crisis or die

Coe: Athletics must adapt to the climate crisis or die

World Athletics president Sebastian Coe at a press conference at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest. Image credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY By Anders Lorenzen Sebastian Coe, the head of World Athletics has warned that in the wake of the climate crisis athletics face an uncertain future and the sport needs to adapt. He explained that already now athletes are suffering […]

Opinion: British Cycling’s big fossil fuel shame

Opinion: British Cycling’s big fossil fuel shame

A British athlete in a mountain bike event during the 2023 Cycling World Championship. Photo credit: SWPix. By Anders Lorenzen Anyone who tuned in to the world championship in cycling currently underway in Glasgow was greeted with one of the world’s largest culprits of the climate crisis. Last year, Royal Dutch Shell, the fossil fuel giant, was shamefully appointed as […]

Cyclist to honour the memory of Gino Mäder through climate action

Cyclist to honour the memory of Gino Mäder through climate action

climate change By Anders Lorenzen In our obituary of the tragic passing of the professional cyclist Gino Mäder, we pointed out he was a passionate and dedicated environmentalist seeking to raise awareness about environmental destruction and climate change through his sport. The Basque cyclist Pello Bilbao who rode with Mäder on the Bahrain Victorius cycling team is honouring his former […]

Obituary: Gino Mäder

Obituary: Gino Mäder

Gino Mäder. Photo credit: Nicola, Wikimedia Commons, CC-by-sa 4.0, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia. By Anders Lorenzen When the charismatic and much-loved road-racing cyclist Gino Mäder tragically passed away earlier this month after a horrible crash on the descent during a dangerous stage in the stage race Tour de Suisse in his homeland of Switzerland much of the post-debate will […]