BloombergNEF is accepting applications for its annual “BNEF Pioneers” competition targeting early-stage innovators that move the world closer to net-zero through technological innovation in three areas.
Today, America’s Pledge co-chairs, former California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. and Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg LP & Bloomberg Philanthropies, and three-term Mayor of New York City, unveiled America’s Pledge’s fourth analysis, which finds that despite the past four years of environmental rollbacks from President Trump’s administration, non-federal actors have successfully counterbalanced the climate denial and obstruction from the White House. This has made it possible for the U.S. to reach net zero emissions by 2050 with aggressive federal climate re-engagement in 2021.
The Climate Finance Leadership Initiative and the Association of European Development Finance Institutions announced a partnership that will advance the public-private collaboration vital to closing the climate finance gap in emerging markets.
At the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit, UN 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
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.
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 Maryland’s Center for Global Sustainability and the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) to evaluate and analyze current U.S. greenhouse gas emissions reductions.