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The War Against London's Killer Pollution Can Be Won

Bold action is now needed, as in New York, where air quality is at its cleanest in 50 years
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Originally published at www.standard.co.uk

Today, few city dwellers around the world consider air pollution a laughing matter, and they are rightly demanding that their governments take action to reduce it. The UK, where nitrogen oxide and soot-like particulate matter have reached emergency levels, has a chance to become a global leader on the issue. 

Bloomberg Adds Climate Change Site to Its Financial News Empire

Get ready for @climate
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NEW YORK ― Over the past two years, corporate giants have become some of the loudest voices calling for climate-change action.

Bloomberg to World Leaders: Ignore Trump on Climate

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg urged world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump's lead on climate change and declared his intention to help save an international agreement to reduce carbon emissions.

Climate Progress, With or Without Trump

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Originally posted on nytimes.com

President Trump’s unfortunate and misguided rollback of environmental protections has led to a depressing and widespread belief that the United States can no longer meet its commitment under the Paris climate change agreement. But here’s the good news: It’s wrong.

External Recognition for Our Climate Change and Water Efforts

GSK included in prestigious CDP ‘A lists’ for climate and water.
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Our efforts to reduce carbon emissions were acknowledged in 2016 with our inclusion in the ‘Climate A List’. CDP assessed companies globally from across 10 industry sectors; we were one of only 193 companies (9% of applicants) and seven healthcare companies to be A-listed. 

Mike Bloomberg Co-Authors Book, Climate of Hope

Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet
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Originally posted on Kirkusreviews.com

Just in time for Earth Day, yes, a hopeful book of strategies for delivering the planet from our worst environmental depredations.

Disclosing Climate-Related Financial Risk

Former chair of the US Security and Exchange Commission, Mary Schapiro discusses the importance of clear and consistent standards for climate-related financial disclosures.
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The BSR Conference: A Gathering Like No Other

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The BSR Conference—November 1-3, 2016, in New York—is much more than 3 days of 50-plus sessions and events with more than 100 inspirational speakers.

Why Don’t We Ever Discuss the Carbon Impacts of Flying?

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Flights over 1000 miles long are responsible for over 80% of the greenhouse gas impacts of air travel. While environmentally aware individuals worldwide agree that climate change is a proven challenge for our planet, few have changed their travel behaviors.

We Must Be Bold on Climate: The Paris Agreement Is Signed

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The Paris Climate Conference last December was a true turning point for the world, producing the first global climate agreement that requires universal action by all countries, rich and poor, to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and to build climate resilience. The Paris Agreement sets ambitious goals to reach net zero emissions in the second half of this century and to guide global finance toward low-emission and climate-resilient investments.

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