Why I have good reason to worry when I go to the World Cup in Brazil

It's part of the ritual of big sporting events. In the run-up, there's always a bit of worry about whether all the venues will be ready in time. But in Brazil, which is hosting this year's World Cup soccer tournament, that worry is more like an anxiety attack right now. And since I'm planning to travel to Brazil for the World Cup this summer, I'm feeling some of that anxiety too.

Urban Visionary

The success of Curitiba, Brazil's renowned sustainable city, can be traced to revolutionary urban planner and three-time mayor Jaime Lerner. He recently visited Living on Earth's studios for a conversation with host Steve Curwood.