World Cup 2022: Qatar’s ‘carbon-neutral’ tournament?

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By Jack Gallagher In February 2021, FIFA announced that the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar – the country with the highest carbon emissions per capita in the world – would be the first ever ‘carbon neutral’ World Cup. A statement from the federation read: “FIFA is fully aware that climate change is one of the most pressing challenges of our time and believes it requires each of us to take immediate and sustainable climate action. “For the very first time, FIFA and the host country Qatar have pledged to deliver a fully carbon-neutral World Cup. A comprehensive set of initiatives have been implemen…

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