04 Mar '12, 11pm

London Olympics go for environmental gold

London Olympics go for environmental gold

In 2010, Vancouver set a high standard for environmentally friendly Olympics with sustainability initiatives launched in conjunction with the Winter Games. Now, London's Olympic organizers have an ambitious plan to host the “first truly sustainable ” games later this year. That's a bold goal, considering all the other tasks and issues that go with being the host of the world's highest-profile sporting event. Most athletes will have a few minutes or even a few seconds in the spotlight this summer, but London will be on camera for nearly three weeks, with the user-friendliness of its venues, basic services for visitors and event security under the media microscope.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/stories/london-...

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