The Heat: 30 days until the 2022 Beijing Olympics


The opening ceremony for the 2022 Winter Olympics is set to kick off on February fourth.

This is said to be the “greenest” Olympic games ever as Beijing has incorporated elements of sustainability and reduced emissions at the event. However, there are concerns about the spread of the Omicron variant which has already put one Chinese city in lockdown. 

CGTN’s Dan Williams gives us the details.

Joining the discussion:

  • Dick Pound is a long-time member of the International Olympic Committee. 
  • Einar Tangen is a Political and Economic Affairs Commentator. 
  • Victor Gao is a Chair Professor at Soochow University.