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  1. International Olympic Committee aims to unite sport and conservation
    International Olympic Committee aims to unite sport and conservation 10 Apr 2018

    Finding ways to stem the tide of biodiversity loss is a responsibility across all industries and people.

    Worldwide,Sport
  2. UN sees role for sport to advance Sustainable Development Goals
    UN sees role for sport to advance Sustainable Development Goals 6 Apr 2018

    The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, held each year on 6th April, was launched by the UN to highlight sport’s unique contribution to human development.

    Worldwide,Sport
  3. NHL taking the lead on fighting climate change in hockey
    NHL taking the lead on fighting climate change in hockey 4 Apr 2018

    The National Hockey League (NHL) has launched its second report into how the game can increase its sustainability efforts and reduce the threats from a changing climate.

    North America,Sport
  4. “We are at risk of losing the spaces we need to play and watch what we love most”
    “We are at risk of losing the spaces we need to play and watch what we love most” 28 Mar 2018

    The Sports Environment Alliance recently spoke with Climate Action about how to usher in sustainability within the world of sport.

    Worldwide,Sport
  5. Ski resorts at risk from ‘dramatic decline’ in US snowpack
    Ski resorts at risk from ‘dramatic decline’ in US snowpack 28 Mar 2018

    The amount of snow found in parts of the western US has declined by up to 30 percent over the past century, putting increased strain on livelihoods and ski resorts.

    North America,Sport
  6. Leading figures in sport commit to advancing sustainability
    Leading figures in sport commit to advancing sustainability 27 Mar 2018

    New sustainability strategies in sport are growing, but much more needs to be done to affect behavioural change, both within clubs and from fans.

    Worldwide,Sport
  7. China is creating a low-carbon pilot city for the 2022 Winter Olympics
    China is creating a low-carbon pilot city for the 2022 Winter Olympics 27 Mar 2018

    The Chinese government has recently unveiled further plans to make Beijing one of the most sustainable Winter Olympics in history.

    Asia,Sport
  8. NHL skating on thick ice with month-long sustainability drive
    NHL skating on thick ice with month-long sustainability drive 19 Mar 2018

    The National Hockey League (NHL) is building on its strong environmental reputation by dedicating an entire month to green initiatives.

    North America,Sport
  9. Adidas has sold one million shoes made from recycled ocean plastic
    Adidas has sold one million shoes made from recycled ocean plastic 15 Mar 2018

    The German sportswear giant has recycled 11 million plastic bottles to make a unique brand of shoe.

    Worldwide,Sport
  10. Small town soccer team wins sustainability in sport award
    Small town soccer team wins sustainability in sport award 14 Mar 2018

    Forest Green Rovers, a soccer team based in the English countryside, has won a major award celebrating sustainability in sport.

    Europe,Sport

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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