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Ensuring the Green Standard

Greentech Capital Advisors features Curtis Ravenel as a Sustainable Hero
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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

Solar, Wind, Batteries To Attract $10 Trillion to 2050, But Curbing Emissions Long-Term Will Require Other Technologies Too

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London and New York, June 18, 2019 – Deep declines in wind, solar and battery technology costs will result in a grid nearly half-powered by the two fast-growing renewable energy sources by 2050, according to the latest projections from BloombergNEF (BNEF). In its New Energy Outlook 2019 (NEO), BNEF sees these technologies ensuring that – at least until 2030 – the power sector contributes its share toward keeping global temperatures from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius.

Our Next Moonshot: Saving Earth’s Climate

By: Michael R. Bloomberg
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Originally posted on bloomberg.com

The following is an adaptation of an address to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology class of 2019.

Fifty years ago next month, the Apollo 11 lunar module touched down on the moon. It’s fair to say the crew never would have gotten there without MIT.

Understanding Our Intersectionalities: Embracing Multiple Identities Within the LGBT+ Community

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The LGBT+ community is intersectional, diverse, and ever-evolving, encompassing members with a wide range of other identities, from race and ethnicity to religion and age. For example, a disabled lesbian Muslim woman will belong to multiple cultural groups and may identify with a variety of traditions.

Mike Bloomberg Introduces the 2019 Bloomberg Philanthropies Annual Report

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Mike Bloomberg issued his new letter on philanthropy today as part of the release of Bloomberg Philanthropies' 2019 annual report

His lifetime giving now totals more than $8 billion.

He writes:  “In the year ahead, as political candidates debate what to do in the future, we will work to improve the present by expanding our efforts."

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal

By: Lisa Friedman, NY Times
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WASHINGTON — 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.

Michael Bloomberg Launches Beyond Carbon, the Largest-Ever Coordinated Campaign Against Climate Change in United States

Beyond Carbon Brings Bloomberg’s Global Investment in Fighting Climate Change to $1 Billion
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New York, NY – In a commencement address today at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michael R. Bloomberg will launch Beyond Carbon, the largest coordinated campaign to tackle climate change ever undertaken in the United States. With a $500 million investment — the largest ever philanthropic effort to fight the climate crisis — Beyond Carbon will work to ­put the U.S. on track towards a 100% clean energy economy by working with advocates around the country to build on the leadership and climate progress underway in our states, cities, and communities.

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