One Cool Thing: Net-Zero Sports

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Sky Sports, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, the Premier League, and COP26 have teamed up to put on the world’s first major net-zero football game (or Soccer game as it’s called in the US). #GameZero, featuring Tottenham vs. Chelsea, will be a showcase of how fans, teams, and broadcasters can move toward a net-zero future. The game will minimize emissions across the event, including powering the event, travel to and from the stadium, and even the food served. 

 

“Climate change affects every aspect of our lives, including the sports that we love to watch and play.” COP26 President-Designate Alok Sharma explained. “We can all take steps to help protect the planet for future generations, including in major sporting events.”

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