Five Cities That Are Leading the Way on Solar Power

By Jonathan Deesing

Solar power is rapidly expanding in the U.S. — by 2015, there was enough solar capacity to power 5.4 million American homes. And the nation’s major cities are leading the revolution to power their metropolises with clean energy and sustainable lifestyles.

The Importance of City Action in Combating Climate Change During COP21 in Paris


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Mike Bloomberg traveled to Paris during the first week of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in his role as UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change. During his 5-day trip he hosted and spoke at several events and made numerous announcements significant to his UN Envoy role.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Expands Support to Thirteen New Cities through the What Works Cities Initiative


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Twenty-one American Cities now Participating in the Nation’s Most Comprehensive Initiative to Help City Halls Use Data and Evidence to Improve Residents’ Lives

Our Urban Future is Outside Your Window


Cities are hubs for ideas, commerce, culture, science, productivity, social development, and much more. But rapid urbanization has outpaced housing development and overwhelmed public services.

Secretary Kerry and UN Special Envoy Bloomberg Welcome International Mayors for Our Cities, Our Climate

Press Release

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October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Michael R. Bloomberg, U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, will welcome mayors from major global cities to the State Department at 12:30 p.m. on October 8 for the “Our Cities, Our Climate” working sessions and luncheon.

Bloomberg Philanthropies: “Ideas Camp”


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Bloomberg Philanthropies Delivers “Ideas Camp” for Hundreds of Municipal Leaders in Partnership with the Ministry of Urban Development 


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