7IM Short Thoughts: Do World Cups run on natural gas?
The FIFA World Cup kicked off this week in Qatar, shrouded in controversy. But one of the biggest talking points this year, aside from the sport, has been the economics of hosting.
There is a growing trend that sees economics and geography go hand in hand when it comes to hosting one of the biggest events in the football calendar – that trend is fossil fuels.
This week Ben Kumar looks at whether natural gas reserves may in fact be able to predict future world cup hosts.