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In 2009: Warming would stop 2020 Olympics. Now disaster moved to 2084


In 2009: Warming would stop 2020 Olympics. Now disaster moved to 2084


In 2009: The 2016 Rio Games predicted be the last Global warming could make 2016 Games ‘the last Olympics in the history of mankind’, says Tokyo governor. “Global warming is getting worse. We have to come up with measures without which Olympic Games could not last long. “Scientists have said we have passed the point of no return,” said Ishihara. August 2016: The 2080 Games predicted to be the last Move that disaster by 60 years: “A sobering new study shows that by the 2084 Olympics, rising temperatures will make it practically impossible for most cities to host the summer games. How will the Olympics cope with a 1.5C rise? Answer, easily. Assuming the world warms, the IOC could shift games a whole 400km from Rio, where the average max is 28C in August to Sao Paulo where it’s 3 degrees cooler. Or they could shift the timing by all of eight weeks. If Moscow held the Olympics in September instead of July the event could survive an apocalyptic nine degree future rise. (Moscow in July has a 24C average max temperature, by September that has fallen to 15C average.) The government […]Rating: 10.0/10 (5 votes cast)

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