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World Cup Cities Say Climate Change Is Big Part of Planning

The World Cup soccer tournament is getting more and more carbon-heavy, with FIFA estimating that the 2014 event in Brazil will dump 2.72 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere -- one million more tons than South Africa’s 2010 World Cup. Officials from both sides of the globe weigh in how they have incorporated climate change concerns into the World  Cup. Brazil’s tourism board says it is expecting tourists to spend $10.4 billion during this year’s World Cup. That cash...

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