UPDATE – NGO report casts doubt over Qatar football World Cup carbon neutral claims

Published 23:00 on May 30, 2022  /  Last updated at 13:01 on May 31, 2022  /  EMEA, International, Middle East, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The FIFA football World Cup to be held in Qatar in late 2022 aims to be the first to be carbon neutral, according to the event’s organisers, but a green group report published Tuesday argues that emissions may have been understated and the carbon credits used are unlikely robust enough.

(Updates with details on planned ex-post report on 2022 World Cup emissions)

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