Didn’t we just have the Olympics?! The global pandemic upended the biennial hopscotch tradition of Summer and Winter Games. This is why just six months after the Olympic flame left Tokyo, it is being lit anew in Beijing. Some question the event’s relevancy amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, escalating geopolitical tensions, and climate change anxiety. Others point to the same circumstances as the very reason for why the world needs the unifying Olympic effect now more than ever.
The 2022 Winter Games in Beijing are already making historic headlines. While snow has been a subject of Olympic controversy since snow machines were first used in Lake Placid in 1980,
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