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Qatar’s promise of ‘carbon neutral’ World Cup raises doubts

WASHINGTON —  In the 12-year run-up to hosting the 2022 men’s World Cup soccer tournament, Qatar has been on a ferocious construction spree with few recent parallels. It built seven of its eight World Cup stadiums, a new metro system, highways, high-rises and Lusail, a futuristic city that 10 years ago was mostly dust and sand. …