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What climate change means for the future of sports


In addition to all of its other dangers, Climate change poses a threat to sports. The 2020 Australian Open had to stop play due to excessive smoke from brush fires. Cricket, the world's second most popular sport, had to deal with record-breaking heat on the Indian subcontinent this spring.


  • Jeré Longman. sports reporter for The New York Times
  • David Goldblatt, author of Playing against the clock: Global sport, the climate emergency and the case for rapid change
  • Dr. James Borchers, Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Sports Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine

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