New York Yankees Align with Paris Climate Agreement, Sign UN Sports for Climate Action Framework

CNS News | 4/4/2019 | Staff
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The New York Yankees baseball organization has aligned itself with the Paris Agreement by signing on to the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework.

According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) website, the pinstripes from New York became the first major North American sports team to sign on to the Framework that was launched by UN Climate Change and the sports sector at COP24 on Dec. 11, 2018 “to gather sports organizations, teams, athletes, and fans in a concerted effort to raise awareness and action to meet the goals of the Paris [Climate Change] Agreement.”

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The goal of the Framework is to “drive emission reductions of sports operations and tap the popularity and passion of sport to engage millions of fans in the effort.”

March 21, 2019 marked the 25th anniversary of the UNFCC, and UN Climate Change Executive Secretary...
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