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GreenSportsBlog Founder Interviewed On BBC World Service Radio


The BBC World Service’s decision to interview me about EcoAthletes, the greenness (or lack thereof) of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, and more, demonstrates that the newsworthiness of Green-Sports is on the rise.


Shabnam Younus-Jewell, the host of BBC World Service radio’s Sportshour program, was able to pack a lot of Green-Sports content in her 5 minute 30 second interview with me. Our chat, which starts at the 11:57 minute mark, covered:

  • EcoAthletes, the nonprofit I launched last April, and its mission to ‘inspire and coach athletes to lead climate action’
  • What sports can do to impact climate change and spark a #ClimateComeback
  • Whether the Tokyo Olympics will be the ‘greenest ever’


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Shabnam Younus-Jewell of the BBC World Service (Photo credit: Pendle Community Radio)


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Lew Blaustein (Photo credit: Lew Blaustein)


Click here to listen to the interview, which starts at the 11:57 mark and let us know what you think in the comments section.

Thanks to Shabnam and the BBC World Service for exploring the impact sports can have on the climate fight. I look forward to hearing and watching more such stories in the not too distant future.



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