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Bloomberg Philanthropies: INDIA SMART CITIES MISSION

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.org

Urbanization in India is occurring at a breakneck pace. Its cities are expected to grow from 340 million people in 2008 to 590 million by 2030. The speed of growth in cities poses huge challenges, but also offers big opportunities.

Five U.S Cities Named 'Most Water Wise'

Residents Across U.S. Make Over 390,000 Pledges to Cut Water Use By 1.5 Billion Gallons As Part of 4th Annual National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation
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TORRANCE, Calif., May 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Enough to fill 2,300 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

That’s the amount of water Americans pledged to save over the next year as part of the 2015 Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, an annual awareness campaign presented by the Wyland Foundation and Toyota that encourages leaders to promote water efficiency in their communities.

National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation Launches from Dallas

Cities Begin Nationwide Competition for Most Water-Wise Title in April; Toyota and Wyland Foundation Partner for 4th Year to Increase Water Use Awareness
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TORRANCE, Calif., March 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Fresh water is a precious resource, something that is a vital part of daily life and sustainability. But steps must be taken now to ensure that the supply isn’t depleted at such a rapid rate.

Biochar-ging Ahead to Engage Citizens in Combating Climate Change

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What is biochar? Why is it so promising and exciting?
Biochar is charcoal derived from organic waste that conditions soil, increasing plant and tree growth. Increased growth of healthy foliage in turn helps to create a greener and healthier city. In addition, when mixed with soil, biochar sequesters carbon and enables increased infiltration of storm water run-off, which also helps to combat climate change.
 

Bloomberg Philanthropies Knows Good Things Come From Taking Risks

by Sangeeta Haindl
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Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg LP, has an expansive approach to philanthropy. He has donated $3.3 billion to charity, and his foundation Bloomberg Philanthropies is ranked among the most innovative organisations in the U.S. Bloomberg is willing to finance programs that could be controversial if they fail because he is willing to take risks and try new things.

Mayors Challenge Their Residents in Water Conservation Movement

Faced with growing water scarcity, cities ramp up for annual challenge
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The Wyland Foundation and Toyota launched the third annual National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation today.

To take the pledge and learn more about the National Mayor’s Challenge, visit www.mywaterpledge.com and www.mywaterpledge.com/students.

 

Press Release

The Wyland Foundation and Toyota launched the third annual National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation today.

To take the pledge and learn more about the National Mayor’s Challenge, visit www.mywaterpledge.com and www.mywaterpledge.com/students.

 

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