Earlier, President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord and said the agreement was “very unfair at the highest level to the United States.” The pact, which aimed to combat climate change by limiting CO2 emissions, introducing clean energy practices and eliminating fossil fuels, was adopted in 2015 by 195 different countries. According to media outlets like Green Label, more than 50% of Americans remain in the agreement in each state. For more information about Move to Zero, see purpose.nike.com. For more information, visit purpose.nike.com/climate-and-sport/# It contains commitments such as the elimination of single-use plastics on Nike`s campus worldwide and the launch of a dialogue between the global design community by nikecirculardesign.com. These efforts are associated with materials development programmes that, since 2010, have diverted 6.4 billion plastic bottles from landfills (while contributing to the manufacture of beautiful football kits) and logistics centers using renewable energy, a journey that is both marathon and sprint. The fashion industry contributes significantly to the degradation of our environment, which is why Nike has announced its adherence to the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action. About 400 cities around the world have committed to zero net emissions by 2050 and more than 10,500 have joined the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate -Energy. In the United States, cities are an important part of the U.S. promise of a coalition of cities, states and businesses that have pledged to achieve the goal of the Paris climate accord despite the Trump administration`s withdrawal. Together, these companies account for nearly 70% of the U.S. economy.

If they were a country, their economy would be larger than China`s and second only to the United States. At the same time, progress in the fight against climate change has not been fast enough. Odell Beckham Jr., Louisiana, is one of those where football will be most affected by climate change. But activists are not the only ones who want to fight climate change.