Let's balance out

Let's balance out: one good and one bad news about the climate. Qatar 2022 World Cup will not be carbon neutral
Published by Ludovica Luvi F. on 2022-06-17 in Eco
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Let's balance out: what is it?

It isn't as bad as you think. Or maybe it is.

Another week has passed and we're back with the climate updates! This is "Let's balance out" and you'll read one good news and one bad news about the climate crisis. Here you can find the article of last week. Shall we begin?

So what do you want first? The good news or the bad news?
Football grey cup in purple sky full of smog
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Bad news: Qatar 2022 World Cup will not be carbon neutral

According to a new report, the Qatar 2022 World Cup will not be able to be carbon neutral as they promised. According to this BBC article, the calculations of FIFA and Qatar do not take into account major sources of emissions such as the fact that seven of the eight stadiums that will host the competitions were built from scratch. If you want to know more click here!
CO2 gas polluted the air
Illustration by Radioimmaginaria

Good news: G7 countries to stop funding fossil fuel projects

Countries with the biggest economies in the world have said they will stop funding projects that include fossil fuel development on the other side of the world by the end of this year. As we read in this article by The Guardian, in fact, Japan, Italy, the US, the UK, Canada, France and Germany have decided that projects that use oil, coal and gas will no longer be financed by the citizens' taxes. Click here to read the whole article!