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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
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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.

Welcome to the Next Generation of Sustainable Development

by Terry F. Yosie, WEC President & CEO
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The year 2015 is shaping up as one of the most consequential years for environmental/sustainability policy in our lifetimes. In May, the Vatican published the Papal encyclical Laudato Si, a moral reference point for examining climate change; in August, the U.S.

Paris Drives Impact by Stopping Traffic

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As the demand for transparency in corporate responsibility efforts increases, the pressure is on for organizations to find inspiring ways to reach consumers.

Make-A-Wish® Celebrates Summertime with Three Travel Wishes

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Summer is a time for traveling. People take advantage of the summertime to visit new places, whether that be a trip to Europe, to the beach or to a national park for a camping trip. For Make-A-Wish® wish kids, a travel related wish is their opportunity to explore and take a break from the life-threatening medical conditions they face.

Penelope's Wish

Michael Bloomberg: Realistic Goals for the Paris Climate Conference

The trend is moving in the right direction, and if the U.N. gathering in the fall speeds it up, that’s success.
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Originally pusblished on the Wall Street Journal.

By Michael R. Bloomberg
June 28, 2015

The Office Green View in France

By Ludovic Chambe, Project and Sustainable Development Manager at CBRE France
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In recent months, CBRE has conducted a thorough analysis of sustainable real estate in 10 key cities in France spanning Paris, Lyon, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille, Nantes, Strasbourg, Marseille, Montpellier, Nice.

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