Youth Sport for Climate Action; policy paper
Undoubtedly climate change is shaping the future of our planet. It has many social implications, varying from the displacement of communities, threatened local livelihoods and decreased recreational opportunities.
Global warming is placing our future generations at risk. Meeting the scale of the challenge to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement requires action by all sectors, including the sport movement. The Agreement calls for capping global warming at “well below» two degrees Celsius, but the planet is currently on track to experience a temperature rise of double that figure. The Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals are two visionary accords which hold great potential to stabilise our climate, and proliferate peace and sustainable development in the long run.
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