San Francisco has reduced its carbon emissions by 28 percent since 1990, while growing its GDP by 79 percent. And it’s far from alone. Across the country, cities have been proving that protecting the environment and growing the economy go hand-in-hand.
Our founder and CEO Mike Bloomberg has long been committed to protecting the environment as an investment in our communities, our children’s future and our business. That ethos is embodied by the thousands of Bloomberg employees who devote their time to causes that create a cleaner and healthier planet.
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.