Sports organisations race to zero: UNFCCC calls for adoption of new climate goals for sports industry

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Signatories of the Sports for Climate Action framework are called on to halve emissions by 2030 and reach net zero by 2040
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Signatories of the Sports for Climate Action framework are called on to halve emissions by 2030 and reach net zero by 2040

On the sidelines of COP26, the Sports for Climate Action Framework today adopted new ambitious emissions targets

Signatories of the Sports for Climate Action Framework were today called upon to commit to achieving net zero emissions by 2040, following the UNFCCC's announcement of new targets for the international...

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