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Mike Bloomberg and FSB Chair Mark Carney Announce Growing Support for the TCFD on the Two-Year Anniversary of the Paris Agreement

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Paris, December 12, 2017 – Two hundred thirty-seven companies with a combined market capitalization of over $6.3 trillion have publicly committed to support the Task Force on Climaterelated Financial Disclosures (TCFD). This includes over 150 financial firms, responsible for assets of over $81.7 trillion. The TCFD announced the growing support at the One Planet Summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron celebrating the two year anniversary of the Paris Agreement. The Task Force, led by Michael R.

Bloomberg and Carney Announce Growing Support for Climate-Focused Financial Taskforce

By: Robin Whitlock
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On the two-year anniversary of the Paris Agreement, 237 companies with a combined market capitalisation of over $6.3 trillion have publicly committed to support the Bloomberg-led Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). This includes over 150 financial firms responsible for assets of over $81.7 trillion.

Hacking to Save Endangered Species: The London Zoohackathon

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The lives and work of software engineers and conservationists might seem worlds apart. However, last month the two came together at the Zoohackathon, hosted by ZSL London Zoo, in collaboration with Bloomberg and the U.S. Embassy London, to develop technological tools to protect endangered species around the world.

All-In Philanthropy: The Story of Bloomberg LP's Rebuilding Team in the U.S. Virgin Islands

By: Alan Fleischmann, Forbes Contributor
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After hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria devastated communities in the southern U.S. and the Caribbean, America’s CEOs reacted by orchestrating one of the single largest philanthropic moments in recent memory. Their contributions were unique both in the scale of their generosity and the method of their execution: many companies went beyond traditional check-writing philanthropy and embraced a more active role.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Signs on as Headline Sponsor of 2018 Climate Leadership Conference

US Climate Alliance Joins as Government Partner as States, Cities and Businesses Step up on Climate Action
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WASHINGTON, December 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR) are pleased to announce that Bloomberg Philanthropies will serve as headline sponsor of the 2018 Climate Leadership Conference. Bloomberg Philanthropies is stepping in to fill the void left by long-time sponsor, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which announced in August that it was discontinuing its support. At the conference, Bloomberg Philanthropies will work with climate leaders to advance America’s Pledge, an initiative co-chaired by Michael R.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance Releases Its Annual Climatescope Findings

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December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg New Energy Finannce (BNEF) released its annual Climatescope findings, assessing 71 countries in emerging markets on their progress made toward the clean energy transition. Solar capacity jumped by more than half in developing nations. 

Climatescope tracks the conditions for clean energy investment on and off the grid and provides a wealth of publicly-available information.

Peter Grauer on Gender Parity, Diversity in the Boardroom

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On this edition of "Walk the Talk," Peter Grauer, chairman of Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News, and founding chairman of the U.S. 30% Club, discusses gender parity and diversity in the boardroom with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets."

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Michael Bloomberg on the Timeliness of His Coal Industry Doc 'From the Ashes'

by Tatiana Siegel
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President Trump ran on a campaign that promised to bring the coal industry back in America. But to billionaire mogul, former New York City mayor and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg, that’s an empty promise given that long before climate change activists began railing against it, the industry was on a downward trajectory because of technology and cheaper alternatives like natural gas. In 2015, the founder of the privately-held Bloomberg L.P.

'Tobacco at a Cancer Summit': Trump Coal Push Savaged at Climate Conference

The US administration’s attempt to portray fossil fuels as vital to reducing poverty and saving US jobs is ridiculed in Bonn
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By Damian Carrington 

The Trump team was heckled and interrupted by a protest song at the UN’s climate change summit in Bonn on Monday after using its only official appearance to say fossil fuels were vital to reducing poverty around the world and to saving jobs in the US.

The U.S. Is Tackling Global Warming, Even if Trump Isn’t

New York Times Op-Ed by Mike Bloomberg and Jerry Brown
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"American leaders from state capitols, city halls and businesses across the country have shown up in force, and we have delivered a unified message to the world: American society remains committed to our pledge under the agreement."

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