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Leading By Example on Climate Action

By Michael R. Bloomberg
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In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the U.N.'s global conference on climate change that will take place there next week has become more important than ever. The conference presents a unique opportunity for world leaders to express their support for the people of Paris, and to re-affirm their shared commitment to addressing common threats.

2016: A Pivotal Moment for Responsible Investing

The Bridge from Wall Street to Main Street
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by John Streur, President and CEO of Calvert Investments

Monsanto Joins the American Business Act on Climate Pledge

Press Release
Today, the White House announced new commitments from companies that are joining the American Business Act on Climate Pledge. With this announcement, Monsanto joins 80 other companies that have signed the American Business Act on Climate Pledge to demonstrate their support for action on climate change and “the conclusion of a climate change agreement in Paris that takes a strong step forward toward a low-carbon, sustainable future.”

Bloomberg Philanthropies: “Ideas Camp”

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Originally posted on Smart Cities Challenge
 

Bloomberg Philanthropies Delivers “Ideas Camp” for Hundreds of Municipal Leaders in Partnership with the Ministry of Urban Development 

Bloomberg Philanthropies: Cities and Climate Change in Canada

Canadian cities provide an excellent laboratory for demonstrations and pilot projects that can be developed and deployed nationwide.
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Bloomberg Philanthropies: Low Carbon Futures in Canada – the Role of Urban Climate Change Mitigation

Briefing on urban energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
Multimedia with summary

Low carbon futures in Canada – the role of urban climate change mitigation Briefing on urban energy use and greenhouse gas emissions

Prepared by Ralph Torrie, Torrie Smith Associates September 2015 Prepared with the support of Bloomberg Philanthropies

Report is attached - Originally posted on Bloomberg.org.

Mike Bloomberg: Why Municipalities Are the Key to Fighting Climate Change

By Michael Bloomberg
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Although history is not usually taught this way, one could argue that cities have played a more important role in shaping the world than empires. From Athens and Rome to Paris and Venice to Baghdad and Beijing, urban ideas and innovators have left indelible marks on human life. By concentrating the brainpower of humanity in relatively small geographic areas, cities have promoted the kinds of interactions that nurture creativity and technological advances.

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