French stadiums should ban fungicide use this year

By |februar 25th, 2020|carbon footprint, climate, Climate Change, environment, football, France, fungicides, Life Tackle, News, Pesticides, Professional football league, sport, Sports|

Fungicides, which are pesticides used to combat fungi, could be banned from French football stadiums this year. EURACTIV France reports

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Last year the EU slashed single-use plastics. Now it needs to do the same for all other resources

By |februar 24th, 2020|carbon footprint, Circular Economy Package, natural resources, News, resource-efficiency, single use plastic|

Last year the EU passed ambitious new laws to reduce the consumption of single-use plastics. That same thinking now needs to be applied to the economy as a whole, argues Meadhbh Bolger, saying Europe can get started by setting targets in its upcoming C...

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Four clubs would lead the Premier if climate friendly politices were the goal

By |december 26th, 2019|carbon footprint, clamare change, environment, football, News, Premier League, Sport Positive Summit, UK|

A study conducted in England has listed its football teams according to their environmental performance and four Premier League clubs - Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham - are leading the table. 

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Playing with feelings: Football’s role in climate protection

By |december 19th, 2019|carbon footprint, football, News, sustainability|

Football plays a big role in the lives of many Europeans. Football clubs can reach people on an emotional level, and some use this to raise awareness about sustainability. One such example is Schalke 04, which drives environmental awareness in a tradit...

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Study: Top 20 world footballers responsible for over 500 tonnes of CO2 emissions

By |december 18th, 2019|carbon footprint, Climate Change, FIFA, football, News, UEFA|

The best players in the world are producing at least 505 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year only by travelling, way over the average, a study revealed. 

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Profit, planet, and people: Dublin stadium’s approach to sustainability

By |julij 29th, 2019|Aviva Stadium, carbon footprint, Dublin, energy, Euro 2020, News, sustainability, UEFA, water collection|

Controlling the social, economic and environmental impact of its activity should be at the core of the administration of a sports venue, managers of the Aviva Stadium in Dublin told EURACTIV in an interview.

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UEFA faces criticism over carbon footprint for Euro finals

By |maj 31st, 2019|Aviation, carbon footprint, Champions League, Euro 2020, Europa League, football, News, sustainability, UEFA|

Criticism over football carbon footprint erupted as English clubs fans had to travel the world to see their teams playing against each other, thousands of kilometres away from home in Spain and Azerbaijan. 

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Five meat and dairy companies emit more emissions than major oil companies, study finds

By |julij 18th, 2018|agriculture, carbon footprint, Climate Change, News, short food supply chain, sustainable food production|

Together, the five largest meat and dairy corporations (JBS, Tyson, Cargill, Dairy Farmers of America and Fonterra) are already responsible for more annual greenhouse gas emissions than ExxonMobil, Shell or BP, a new study released on Wednesday (18 Jul...

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Tourism’s growing contribution to GHG emissions

By |maj 11th, 2018|carbon footprint, Climate Change, CO2 emissions, GHG emissions, mass tourism, News|

According to an international study, the tourism sector accounts for 8% of all anthropogenic emissions of CO2, and its carbon footprint could increase significantly due to a lack of regulations. EURACTIV’s partner le Journal de l’environnement reports.

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Reducing meat consumption to reduce CO2 emissions: a sustainable challenge

By |maj 9th, 2018|Agrifood, carbon footprint, CO2 emissions, eating habits, Food, livestock, Meat, News, nu3, sustainability, vegetarianism|

Eating habits are responsible for carbon dioxide emissions and many countries could improve their carbon footprint by changing them. European countries are not all equal in terms of CO2 emissions, but an effort could be made.

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