This report by Loughborough University provides insight into the impact of climate change on major sporting events such as the upcoming 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. This event will make history by being the first Winter Olympics with 100% artificial snow- this report details how climate change is impacting the ability for snow and ice sports to use natural conditions.

The report contains useful tables and thoughts from Olympians such as Philippe Marquis, a two-time Winter Olympian and top freestyle skier. Additionally, a series of recommendations are made in the report including sports being incentivised to explore ways of reducing carbon footprint and increased climate consideration and planning by event organizing committees.

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