the actors of the sport are in turn put contribution

On August 30, after public administrations, companies, businesses and housing professionals, then representatives of the digital and telecommunications sector and those of local authorities, the sports players were in turn invited by the government to form their group. work to address the issue of energy sobriety. The objective set for all is to reduce energy consumption in their sector by 10% by 2024, and by 40% by 2050.

With the approach of organizing major sporting events in our country such as the 2023 Rugby World Cup, but above all the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, France must, from this winter, get in working order. This starts with common sense about lighting, heating and mobility. I would like to thank the players who have already made commitments in this area and continue to move forward, welcomes the Minister of Energy Transition, Agns Pannier-Runacher, the outcome of the meeting organized with the Minister of Sports, Amlie Ouda-Castra.

Professional sport is therefore committed already lower the heating and air conditioning in club facilities, hospital areas and training centers, specify the ministers in a press release. Indoor sports halls are committed to reducing the temperature to 18C against 20C currently. TV broadcasters and professional sports will also propose measures to streamline lighting before, during and after events. The federations, under the impetus of the French National Olympic Sports Committee (CNOSF), will also launch an action aimed at promoting carpooling and raising awareness of cycling for trips of less than 5km, and the professional clubs will, for their part, get closer to communities to move towards free public transport on match days, as already exists in several communities (Valenciennes for example)add the ministers.

The goal is for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games to be as the most co-responsible in historyand so halve their carbon footprint compared to Tokyo2021.

The Sports working group will be the task over the next few weeks () to refine a concerted and ambitious action plan, by the end of September.

Article published on August 31, 2022

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