Pods of pollution at the UN

Episode Summary

This week at the UNGA mayors and reps from local and regional governments discussed how they're implementing the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. How big of an impact could they have?

Episode Notes

On today’s dispatch POLITICO senior editor Ryan Heath visits Pollution Pods, six geodesic domes that simulate pollution in cities around the world, with their creator Michael Pinsky. Plus, Antha Williams, who leads the environment program at Bloomberg Philanthropies, explains why regional governments can have a big impact on reducing pollution— even without help from Washington.