The mayor of Rio on the joint organization of the World Cup and the Olympic Games: “DON’T DO!” » | Climate crisis

Eduardo Paes discusses his smart city vision for Rio and technological advancements amid social and environmental debates.

Facing challenges such as poverty, protests and the impact of climate change, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes is focused on transforming the city.

During his third term, he will make Rio a smart city, combining technology, environmental sustainability and social integration.

In response to climate change, Paes aims for up to 40 percent “green” jobs by 2030.

Reflecting on Rio’s experience hosting the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, his advice is to avoid simultaneous events.

To find out more, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes speaks to Al Jazeera.

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