Bloomberg & the Paris Agreement

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.

Content from this campaign

Climate Finance Leadership Initiative and European Development Finance Institutions Partner to Drive Climate Finance in Emerging Markets
September 27, 2019 /3BL Media/- The Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI) and the Association of European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI) announced a partnership that will advance the public-private collaboration vital to closing the climate finance gap in emerging markets. Visit...
Sep 27, 2019 3:20 PM ET
2019 U.N. Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael Bloomberg Answers Secretary General António Guterres’ Call to End New Coal by 2020
September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – At the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit, United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael R. Bloomberg announced his support for U.N. Secretary General António Guterres’ initiative to stop the development of new coal-fired power plants after 2020. Bloomberg’s announcement comes as a global coalition of government, business, science and...
Sep 24, 2019 4:00 PM ET
Our Next Moonshot: Saving Earth’s Climate
Originally posted on  The following is an adaptation of an address to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology class of 2019. Fifty years ago next month, the Apollo 11 lunar module...
Jun 18, 2019 3:25 PM ET
Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal
WASHINGTON — Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, will donate $500 million to a new campaign to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas, his foundation said Thursday. The new campaign, called Beyond Carbon, is designed to help eliminate coal by focusing on state and local governments. The effort will bypass...
Jun 10, 2019 10:35 AM ET
Michael Bloomberg Launches Beyond Carbon, the Largest-Ever Coordinated Campaign Against Climate Change in United States
New York, NY – In a commencement address today at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michael R. Bloomberg will launch Beyond Carbon, the largest coordinated campaign to tackle climate change ever undertaken in the United States. With a $500 million investment — the largest ever philanthropic effort to fight the climate crisis — Beyond Carbon will work to ­put the U.S. on track towards...
Jun 7, 2019 1:15 PM ET