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World IOC wants to reduce its greenhouse emissions by 2030 by 50 percent

15:00  24 october  2021
15:00  24 october  2021 Source:   kicker.de

IOC: Infantino has Bach "No time" contacted

 IOC: Infantino has Bach FIFA President Gianni Infantino has not discussed the plans for a World Cup every two years after presenting the International Olympic Committee with IOC boss Thomas Bach. © Laurent Gillieron / Keystone / DPA between FIFA-Boss Gianni Infantino (L), and IOC boss Thomas Bach apparently there is a reflection. «At no time did the FIFA President contact the IOC president to discuss the proposals," the IOC announced.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) wants to reduce its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2030. This announced IOC President Thomas Bach at the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) in Greece. In an earlier obligation, the IOC had a 45 percent reduction in this period.

Präsident Bach: IOC will Emissionen bis 2030 halbieren © Valerie Gache President Bach: IOC wants to halve emissions until 2030

"We ask for all other sports organizations to follow this example," said Bach. As an intermediate goal, the IOC has set emission reduction by 30 percent by 2024. The Rings Association as an organization is already climate-neutral after its own, and wants to become a climate positive until 2024.

In March, the IOC had taken the decision that the Olympics should also be climate-friendly. Paris 2024 should be the first climate-neutral games. For the upcoming winter games in Beijing (4 to 20 February 2022), all competition sites should be supplied to 100 percent with renewable energy.

Net zero: Just patching over emissions or path to save planet? .
Over 190 nations committed to limiting global warming in an effort to stave off the worst effects of climate change.Scientists say bringing global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to “net zero” by 2050 is the way to meet the central goal of the Paris Agreement, although it was left to individual states to work out how to achieve what they signed up to.

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