Michael Bloomberg

Big Bet Philanthropy: These Gifts of $25 Million or More Target Society's Toughest Problems

By Kerry A. Dolan
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Bloomberg Philanthropies' Tobacco Control Program Tied for Fifth Most Promising $25M-Plus Gift Targeting Tough Social Problems in 2016

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Bloomberg Philanthropies' Tobacco Control Program Tied for Fifth Most Promising $25M-Plus Gift Targeting Tough Social Problems in 2016

Michael Bloomberg: Let's Take Climate Change Into Our Own Hands

'Climate of Hope' author and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says it's our job to take action on climate change if the federal government won't.
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Mike Bloomberg appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to discuss his co-authored book with Carl Pope, "Climate of Hope" (plus see a blast from his past).

Watch the clip here

Watch National Geographic’s Coal Industry Documentary for Free Until July 3

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From June 26 until July 3, audiences can watch From the AshesNational Geographic’s new feature documentary about the coal industry, for free on YouTube

Australian Companies' Negligence on Tackling Climate Change Will Cost Us

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As you contemplate the coming year, what it might bring, and your own personal goals and hopes, here's a little fact to help orient your thoughts: planet Earth has just experienced its warmest year since records began.

If that news sounds familiar, it might be because that the same was also true for 2015. And 2014. Temperatures are now more than 1 degree above pre-industrial levels and on current trends are set to pass the 2 degree mark agreed to in Paris within two decades.​

Michael R. Bloomberg Commits $360 Million to Reduce Tobacco Use – Raising Total Giving on Tobacco Control Efforts to Nearly $1 Billion

New Funding Builds on 10 Years of Success with an Estimated 30 Million Lives Saved Against One of the World’s Leading Causes of Preventable Death
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​Supported 59 Countries that Successfully Passed Tobacco Control Laws, Targeting Those with the Largest Numbers of Smokers Including China, India, Indonesia, and Bangladesh

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​Supported 59 Countries that Successfully Passed Tobacco Control Laws, Targeting Those with the Largest Numbers of Smokers Including China, India, Indonesia, and Bangladesh

Companies Should Report Possible Climate Costs, Say Global Executives

The information should routinely appear in financial statements, according to recommendations to be presented to G-20 leaders
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Originally posted on Wall Street Journal.

LONDON—Companies should publish an assessment of the losses they could suffer through climate change as part of their routine financial statements, according to a panel of financial and business executives chaired by Michael Bloomberg.

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