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Yet again the Winter Olympics is causing havoc with the environment http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/sep/16/olympic-organisers-destroy-sacred-south-korean-forest-to-create-ski-run. The IOC claims to uphold the environment as its Third Dimension! Same happened at Vancouver and Sochi and is also happening at Beijing2022 http://www.nature.com/news/chinese-biologists-lead-outcry-over-winter-olympics-ski-site-1.18174?from=timeline&isappinstalled=0
Tokyo wants you to think it's an environmental friendly city, but did you know Tokyo government has been on a rampage against bicycles for 2 years. They do "sweeps" twice a month where they take all the bicycles inocuously parked by some train station to a "bicycle pound". Well of course. Too sensible that someone should ride their bike to a train station, right? Yes, they started putting pay bicycle parking lots in some areas, concurrent to the "sweeps". But without any of the infrastructure in all those European cities - no rental system, no "pick up at site A and drop off at Site B". To