Bloomberg Now at Midpoint of Reaching 100% Renewable Energy Target by 2025
NEW YORK, 5 May 2020 /3BL Media/ – Bloomberg LP received 48.5% of its energy from renewable sources in 2019, up from 17% in 2018 and exceeding its 2020 interim goal of 35% of renewables use, according to the company’s 11th annual Impact Report released today.
Greentech Capital Advisors features Curtis Ravenel as a Sustainable Hero
Bloomberg's Global Head of Sustainable Business & Finance, Curtis Ravenel, is featured as a Sustainable Hero in Greentech Capital Advisors' new issue! Read Curtis's interview on "Ensuring the Green Standard" and hear from other leaders and sustainability advocates like Washington state’s Governor Jay Inslee, Sumant Sinha CEO and founder of ReNew Power, Laurence Tubiana CEO of European Climate Foundation and Elisabeth Brinton Global VP Strategy & Portfolio of @Shell New Energies, here.
In partnership with the Sierra Club, we have helped to close more than half of U.S. coal power plants – 286 out of 530, and counting – since 2011. Recently, we set a new goal of retiring every remaining U.S. coal plant by 2030. And we are launching an ambitious new stage of the campaign called Beyond Carbon. It is a grassroots effort to help move America as quickly as possible away from oil and gas and toward a 100 percent clean-energy economy.
A Message from Mike Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies
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“We are committed to leading the way in the fight against climate change. In the coming year, we will continue to ramp up our efforts to build a stronger, more resilient global economy,” said Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg LP and Bloomberg Philanthropies.
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 will hurt our environment and public health, by slowing the transition away from heavily polluting, carbon-emitting fossil fuels.