My Carbon Footprint: Fifa vs farming

Carbon neutral you say? So what’s changed, asks Kate Hughes

Wednesday 01 June 2022 16:28 BST
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<p>Organisers of the Qatar World Cup describe the Carbon Market Watch findings as ‘speculative and inaccurate’  </p>

Organisers of the Qatar World Cup describe the Carbon Market Watch findings as ‘speculative and inaccurate’

So, the 2022 World Cup’s claim to be the first carbon neutral event of its kind is the result of “creative accounting” and ignoring major sources of emissions according to a new report. And everybody’s surprised.

Or perhaps nobody is.

The organisers of the gargantuan Fifa event in Qatar describe the Carbon Market Watch findings as “speculative and inaccurate”.

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