See how athletes across the world are standing up to climate change:
Luis Figo, Cristian Ledesma, Dejan Stankovic, Damiano Tommasi and Paolo Cannavaro
Guima, football player at CFR Cluj – Romenia
"Let's get connected 4 the same: A better tomorrow starts today!"
Gabriel Couto, football player at Nea Salamima – Cyprus
Football player at Nea Salamima - Cyprus
"The health of man, your health depends on the health of the world! Embrace this cause, embrace our / your cause for a healthy planet."
Thiago Pereira, Silver Medal, 400-meter individual medley, 2012 Summer Olympics
"We, the athletes, commit to keeping the planet healthy and sustainable."
Milla Ferreira, kitesurfer
"It's really important that we get the message out about our planet climate situation, so that people can really engage on this cause for a better place to live. I am proud to be part of Connect4Climate and actually be the movement."
Anderson Dias, Gold Medal, football 5-a-side, 2004 Summer Paralympic
"We can feel the risks of climate change. We need to act, now."
Matheus Carvalho, forward, Fluminense Football Club
"We can’t lose. Let’s win for the climate."
Filippe Ferreira, kitesurfer
"Connect4Climate is an amazing project to encourage and open people's eyes about our planet's sustainability issue. I feel honored to be able to be part of this project, and to support the cause for a cleaner and healthier planet."
Cristóvão Borges, coach, Fluminense Football Club
"We, coaches from all around the world, ask all the nations in the world to make clean energy available, because Fluminense plays clean."
Rafael Sóbis, forward, Fluminense Football Club
"We, football players, ask all the nations in the world to make clean energy available, because Fluminense plays clean."
Neto, goalkeeper, ACF Fiorentina
"A healthy planet is needed for a healthy sport. Join #Sport4Climate."
Guilly Brandão, kitesurfer
"Connect4Climate is a new and inspiring light shed over our problems concerning the sustainability of a healthy and balanced life in our planet. It's important to support and help them spread the word, so in the end with a combined effort we can all make a difference."
Ian Mouro, kitesurfer
"It would be very important to start thinking more in the future, giving a good education about how the planet is so important for each one of us. A healthy planet is a green planet."
Antonio Garnero, Brazilian Cycling Champion, 2014
Marcela Witt, kitesurfer
"Sport is universal. So is climate change. Join me on the Sport4Climate campaign from Connect4Climate and Fórum das Américas and find out how athletes are helping fighting climate change!"
Novella Calligaris, Silver Medal, 400 Meter Freestyle, 1972 Summer Olympics
“Athletes warming up against global warming!”
Matteo Marenghi Vaselli, Skipper of the Melges 20, "Lucifer"
"One winning strategy: consume less.”
Álvaro de Marichalar y Sáenz de Tejada, Record-Breaking Sportsman & Mariner
"Lost in the endless universe, there is a tiny drop of water full of life. Let's be responsible and wise enough not to destroy God's creation completely. Humanity must stop profit from being humanity's main goal."