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Chapter 12: Sport, Climate Change and Sustainability

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Sport, Climate Change and Sustainability
Sport, Climate Change and Sustainability

Although knowledge of our planet’s fragile ecosystems and understanding of humanity’s impact on Earth have improved … the state of the environment remains a major cause for concern. Climate change is real. Overconsumption of natural resources driven by unprecedented economic growth, globalisation and the inexorable rise in world population is clearly not sustainable in the long term. (IOC Commission for Sport and Environment, 2012, p. 10)

12.1 Introduction

As modernity globalised, social life became ever more urbanised, with highly differentiated social roles reliant on efficient processes of production and distribution of the material necessities of everyday life. Sport was equally embedded within and reliant on these processes. The appeal of improving lifestyles, exciting new forms of consumption ...

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