Carbon Footprint of the 2010 World Cup

While South Africa and the rest of the continent may be pursuing renewable forms of energy, the World Cup 2010 will have anything but an environmental benefit with a report saying the tournament will have a carbon footprint sex times than of the last competiton four years ago in Germany.
Here we take a look at the total estimated carbon footprint of the South African World Cup.

Carbon Footprint of the 2010 World Cup

Total CO2 emission: 2,753,251 (The equivalent of the tottal yearly CO2 emission of over 1 million cars).

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Ecoclimax is defined by Odum (1969) as the culmination state after a succession in a stabilized ecosystem in which maximum biomass (or high information content) and symbiotic function among organisms is kept per unit of available energy flow.