As anti-globalist populism continues to influence the decisions of national governments, local governments are exercising their ability to stand up on a national stage and act with autonomy. On this week's Deep Dish, Governor Claudio Orrego of Santiago, Chile joins us to discuss the unique challenges and advantages of his metropolitan constituency and how big cities can work together to enact change on a global scale.
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Council senior fellow Karen Weigert says city streets can reduce carbon emissions and prevent floods.
Robert Muggah, research director of the Igarapé Institute and a speaker at this year's Chicago Forum on Global Cities, examines what factors can determine a city's risks for fragility.