“It was 116 degrees Fahrenheit in the shade outside the new Al Janoub soccer stadium, and the air felt to air-conditioning expert Saud Ghani as if God had pointed ‘a giant hair dryer’ at Qatar. Yet inside the open-air stadium, a cool breeze was blowing.” WaPo: Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air-condition the outdoors. (I don’t think this solution will scale…)