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.

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How Trump is (accidentally) Making America Green Again
When President Donald Trump announced America’s withdrawal from the Paris climate change accord, the decision horrified many observers, both within the US and beyond. John Hickenlooper, the Democratic governor of Colorado, was among them. “Abandoning this climate deal is like ripping off your parachute when you should be pulling the ripcord,” Hickenlooper declared, using the pithy turn of...
Jul 10, 2017 4:25 PM ET
At European Parliament in Brussels, Mike Bloomberg: U.S. Will Meet Our Paris Commitment
Originally posted on “Thank you, Linda McAvan for that introduction. I want to thank you and David McAllister and the Conference of Committee Chairs for giving me the opportunity to address you here in the European...
Jul 3, 2017 1:55 PM ET
Michael Bloomberg Praises China, Pans Trump On Climate Change
Originally posted on  It has never been more important for the United States and China to work together on common goals, Bloomberg founder and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg told a small audience including...
Jun 21, 2017 4:40 PM ET
America's Pledge: Letter of Michael R. Bloomberg to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres & Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Patricia Espinosa
Dear Secretary-General Guterres and Executive Secretary Espinosa, I am submitting the attached statement from U.S. subnational and non-state actors to affirm and demonstrate Americans’ collective commitment to the Paris Agreement and to supporting climate action to meet the nationally determined contribution made by the United States under that accord. The bulk of the decisions...
Jun 13, 2017 3:30 PM ET
Michael Bloomberg: 'Sadiq Khan is a Good Mayor. I Don't Know What Prompted Donald Trump'
You cannot easily miss the arrival of Michael Bloom-berg, founder of the great empire of financial services, tech-assisted trading and business news and former mayor of New York, in a stint as “King Mike” that lasted from 2001 till 2014. His estimated fortune is $49 billion — with a mighty philanthropic arm that dishes out funds to combat climate change and support innovation in education,...
Jun 13, 2017 9:40 AM ET