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Climate Activism

With climate change increasingly becoming a significant issue within the global consciousness at the beginning of the 21st century, debate has sparked over the most effective way to save our environment from degradation, pollution, overconsumption, and exploitation, nearly all of which result from the actions of humans. Considering such conversations at the intersection of economics and society, however, forces us to explore the relationship between climate activism and the dominant Western pillars of a free-market economy.

A burgeoning area that illustrates such a relationship is the sports industry, which garners both a massive economic scale as well as an increasing interest in corporate social responsibility as it relates to the environment. Thus, with sports organizations as well as global corporations acting as our point of analysis, ...

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