Climate Change and Sports is Topic of Ithaca College Talk

November 12th, 2019

by Dave Maley

“Steingraber’s presentation will examine how exposure to air pollution from fossil fuel combustion affects lung development and athletic performance in youth athletes; the rising incidence of heat stroke in outdoor sports, such as long-distance running; the leadership role that surfers, skiers and snowboarders are playing in the fight for a renewable energy future; and the ways in which sports psychology can serve as a useful tool in overcoming fear and anxiety about climate change.” IC News describes Dr. Steingraber’s 2019 all-campus lecture at Ithaca College. Read the article