The environmental impact of the Qatar World Cup.

Introduction:
On December 10th, 2010, FIFA announced that Qatar would host the 2022 World Cup, bringing the world’s largest sporting event to the Middle East for the first time since the tournament’s inauguration in 1930. As of publication, the tournament has been running for 4 days (AEST) and will continue until the 18th of December, 2022.

How Masdar City is a great role model for future green development:

What is Masdar City?
Masdar City is a new city operating off 100% renewable energy and has been designed to create the most sustainable lifestyle possible, located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The streets and buildings are strategically placed close to one another to provide additional shelter from the scorching temperatures in the Middle East. The purpose of Masdar City is to provide a lifestyle for those who wish to live sustainably (no cars, 100% renewable energy, lower water and energy consumption, etc) and to provide a sneak peek into what the future of green development could and should look like. The size of the city in 2016 was 6 km².