Tag: climate

Could a Giant Parasol in Outer Space Help Solve the Climate Crisis?

It’s come to this. With Earth at its hottest point in recorded history, and humans doing far from enough to stop its overheating, a small but growing number of astronomers and physicists are proposing a potential fix that could have leaped from the pages of science fiction: The equivalent of a giant beach umbrella, floating […]

Climate crisis: Athletes directly impacted by climate change, World Athletics finds

World Athletics had to change its schedule at the World Championships in Budapest this summer because of the extreme heat Three-quarters of athletes have been directly impacted by climate change, a survey by World Athletics has found. Athletes highlighted negative effects on performance and health, with 85% saying the sport in general has suffered because […]

Fight climate change or lose funding, warns Sport England

Chris Boardman, the Sport England chairman, won gold in the individual pursuit at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics Sport England will ask sports to do more to fight against climate change as a condition of receiving funding. The body invests more than £300m of public money every year to numerous organisations, including the England and Wales […]

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