Will the Qatar World Cup really be carbon neutral?

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Will the Qatar World Cup really be carbon neutral?

It’s supposed to be the first ever carbon neutral World Cup. Organisers Fifa and host Qatar say they have implemented sustainability initiatives, taken measures to limit carbon output and will offset greenhouse gas emissions by purchasing credits. Fifa has admitted, however, that the tournament’s carbon footprint will bigger than any of its predecessors, and experts believe emissions have been underestimated, calling into question the claim of carbon neutrality. Madeleine Finlay speaks to sports reporter Paul MacInnes about the environmental burden of building stadiums, flying in players and fans from around the world and keeping the pitches green, and asks whether football is really ready to face up to its carbon footprint. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/sciencepod
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  • Mario

    the intro is way to long but good episode still skip till 5:30


    Great episode loved 12:30 the most good interview

    6 months ago·1 like·

    10:30 til around 20:00 is a great part

    6 months ago·6 likes·
  • Mario

    This podcast and the sub has made the show better


    Andrew, you're the man! Nobody else provides this content to the extent you do. Thank you!

    6 months ago·4 likes·

    I very much appreciate the podcast representation 🎉

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  • Lisaa

    Is that a prop 😂


    10:30 --> 20:00 amazing bit

    6 months ago·4 likes·

    Very thought out! Can't wait to try it out.

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