Exclusive: WorldTour teams told to halve carbon emissions by 2027 or lose licence

Move is part of the sport's aims to become carbon neutral by 2030

Movistar team car in action at the 2023 Tour de France
(Image credit: Tim de Waele / Getty)

WorldTour cycling teams will have to halve their carbon emissions by 2027 if they want a licence to compete in cycling’s upper echelons.

As part of the sport’s attempts to become carbon neutral by 2030, all of the men’s and women’s teams who are part of professional cycling’s top table will only have their permit renewed if they are proven to be more sustainable and on track to being carbon neutral in 2030.

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