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Cities could be where 'rubber hits the road' in the fight against climate change

As the COP26 climate summit wrapped up in Glasgow, Scotland, much of the attention was focused on what different countries said they could and would do to help mitigate the effects of climate change.

But a number of city officials were also in Scotland, including Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, talking about their role in the effort.

So how much impact can cities have in bringing the global temperature down?

To learn about that, The Show spoke with Mark Muro, senior fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.