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

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
Michael Bloomberg Announces New Funding for “America’s Pledge” U.S. Climate Report to Counter Trump Administration’s Failure on Addressing Climate Crisis
COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Michael R. Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action, is doubling down on his commitment to support ongoing efforts at the state and local levels to combat the climate crisis as the current U.S. administration fails to act. Bloomberg will grant $2.3 million to the University of...
May 28, 2019 2:15 PM ET
Michael Bloomberg Contributes Additional $5.5 Million to United Nations Climate Change Secretariat to Again Fill United States Federal Funding Gap
NEW YORK, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Michael R. Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action, announced that for the second year in a row he will make up the funding gap left...
Apr 22, 2019 1:00 PM ET