Suzann Pettersen, Tottenham, Winter Olympics discussed on BBC World Service


And find ways of still being a performing those conditions. 70 in France was where the Winter Olympics began in the 19 twenties by 2050. It's predicted as many as nine cities, which have hosted the games will be struggling to survive as winter sports venues. Artificial snow will only go so far. Mad, if enough competes for the U. S. A. In the biathlon. She's also a climate change activist. It's going to be starting to get worse and worse with where we can even race or what, like countries can host Olympics with Snow s O. That's the scary part, I guess is just seeing the change and Kind of realizing that it's just going to continue getting worse. If we don't make a difference. Able, the East Coast of Scotland the rising sea level is accelerating Coastal erosion, some of the world's oldest golf territory is crumbling into the sea. ST Andrews, the home of golf, they've already built artificial Jews to protect the revered links course clubs everywhere are being encouraged to become more aware of the issues. Perhaps the biggest impact is from those who've played at the highest level. Norway's Suzann Pettersen is a two time major winner on now a sustainable Gulf ambassador. I just think sport is a great arena for the athletes to kind of speak their mind or just a t least bring awareness to the topic. What do you do as an athlete? Yeah. Your discipline You're determined you commit. To the goals that you want to achieve. And that's gonna Maybe where us athletes can help sports. One vital ingredient is that people tend to care about it, especially football. It's high profile is a potential weapon against climate change. Tottenham are one of a handful of Premier League clubs signed up to the United Nations sports for Climate Action. Midfielder Eric Dia has become an enthusiastic supporter of efforts to make the world more sustainable. He even grows.

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