Uniting the World of Sports against Climate Change: A Rallying Cry from Africa

Richard Munang
4 min readSep 17, 2023

The global passion for sports is undeniable. From the bustling football arenas in Europe and North America to the lively soccer pitches in Africa, the thrill and excitement that come with every game is a universal feeling. But what happens when our beloved sports come under threat from the relentless grip of climate change? Can sports be the catalyst that mobilizes the world to act? Can Africa lead this charge, given its vulnerability to climate change and its vibrant sporting culture?

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Richard Munang

Expert environmental policy, climate change and sustainable development. An accomplished public speaker. Founded the Innovative Volunteerism mentorship program