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The Creative Way FIFA Is Offsetting The World Cup's Carbon Footprint

By Desirée Kaplan

Soccer fans all around the world have been waiting for the last four years to see their favorite players compete in the World Cup. The month long event will kick off on June 14th and come to a close on July 15th. As the largest single sport competition in the world, millions of spectators will be traveling from around the globe to this year’s host country, Russia.

While the games are known for boosting the host country’s local economy, it often comes at a steep price. The impact these massive games have on the environment can be significant as carbon emissions inevitably spike. FIFA, the international governing body for soccer which runs this event, has linked up with experts to forecast the potential carbon emissions from the games and find a solution to combat the problem.