Climate change is taking center stage during the Olympics this year, but global warming is making fewer cities suitable to host, leading to an uncertain future for the Olympics.
The Rio Olympics 2016 is causing quite a buzz not just because of the amazing athleticism, but also for a number of environmental issues. Aside from the green pools allegedly caused by algae, air pollution is another problem in Rio de Janeiro. In satellite images provided by NASA, Rio has elevated levels of polluted air.
From azure to murky green, the diving pool at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre used in Rio Olympics has mysteriously turned green overnight.
The opening ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics sparked the discussion on sea level rise and climate change.
NASA developed the “AstrOlympics” project, which likens Olympic athletes to objects in space.