It's time we had a serious, adult discussion about cycling's appalling impact on the environment so here are eight achievable proposals

No more pretending that we care; it's time to implement these measures to make an actual difference

Col du Galibier
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Forget all the token gestures and small green initiatives, cycle racing is doing absolutely nothing to reduce its impact on the climate.


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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.