Bloomberg & the Paris Agreement

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Bloomberg & the Paris Agreement

At the Paris climate conference (COP21) in December 2015, 195 countries adopted the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal.

The agreement sets out a global action plan to put the world on track to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2°C.

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Bloomberg Gives $4.5 Million to Help U.S. Keep Paris Climate Accord Commitment
Former New York City Mayor and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg says he has a responsibility to help the environment as the Trump administration has backed down from its role in the ...
Apr 24, 2018 2:30 PM ET
Michael R. Bloomberg Provides Funding for UN Climate Change Secretariat to Ensure U.S. Will Honor Paris Commitment
April 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, Michael R. Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action, announced a contribution to support the operations of the UN Climate Change Secretariat, including its work to help countries implement their commitments under the 2015 Paris Agreement. The contribution realizes Bloomberg’s ...
Apr 23, 2018 5:05 PM ET
Michael Bloomberg Takes on the Coal Industry
On Monday afternoon, Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire businessman and former three-term Mayor of New York City, escaped to a deserted ballroom at the Grand Hyatt, in midtown Manhattan, to talk about climate change. Moments earlier, he had announced to attendees of the Bloomberg New Energy Finance summit that his philanthropic organization was partnering with the Canadian and British...
Apr 23, 2018 9:55 AM ET
Mike Bloomberg Named UN Special Envoy for Climate Action
March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Mike Bloomberg of the United States as his Special Envoy for Climate Action. Mike Bloomberg will support the Secretary-General’s climate strategy and efforts toward the planned 2019 Climate Summit at UN Headquarters. The 2019 Climate Summit will mobilize stronger and more...
Mar 7, 2018 10:10 AM ET
Washington Can’t Kill Solar Power: 6 Reasons to Be Optimistic About the Future of Solar
The Trump administration recently announced that the U.S. will be implementing a steep tariff on solar panel imports. Taxing those solar panels up to 30 percent will destroy U.S. jobs, because far more Americans are involved in installing and maintaining panels than in manufacturing them. It will also raise Americans’ electric bills, by making the energy marketplace less competitive. And it...
Feb 7, 2018 11:25 AM ET