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Bloomberg Philanthropies: Cities and Climate Change in Canada

Canadian cities provide an excellent laboratory for demonstrations and pilot projects that can be developed and deployed nationwide.
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Bloomberg Philanthropies: Low Carbon Futures in Canada – the Role of Urban Climate Change Mitigation

Briefing on urban energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
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Low carbon futures in Canada – the role of urban climate change mitigation Briefing on urban energy use and greenhouse gas emissions

Prepared by Ralph Torrie, Torrie Smith Associates September 2015 Prepared with the support of Bloomberg Philanthropies

Report is attached - Originally posted on Bloomberg.org.

Addressing Climate Change: Cities Lead The Way

By Antha N. Williams, Bloomberg Philanthropies Environment Team
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Climate change has no borders. It affects every region, every country and every community on the planet. So, how do we gather the will needed to address global climate change? The answer may be more local than you think.

Topping Out Ceremony for Bloomberg’s New European Headquarters in the City of London

Lord Foster and Michael R. Bloomberg hosted the topping out ceremony of Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in the City of London today, located between the Bank of England and St Paul’s Cathedral.
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Originally posted on Architects DataFile.

Lord Foster and Michael R. Bloomberg hosted the topping out ceremony of Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in the City of London today, located between the Bank of England and St Paul’s Cathedral.

Using Green Infrastructure to 'Climate Proof' Our Cities

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One of the consequences of our changing climate is an increase in the severity and frequency of storms and other weather-related events in many parts of North America. A 2014 TD Economics report called Natural Catastrophes: A Canadian Economic Perspective  estimates that by 2020 the cost of severe weather incidents to Canadians is expected to be about $5 billion, increasing to between $21 billion and $43 billion by 2050.

A Greener Blueprint For City Delivery

We need a new model of logistics to ensure those city dwellers get what they want, when they want it – and in a sustainable fashion.
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Bala Ganesh | UPS 

By 2050, two-thirds of all people will live in a city. This means roads will get even more congested. Air quality in those urban areas will likely worsen. And the demand for goods in megacities will further test already strained transportation networks.

More Connected Devices. Increased Efficiency. Fewer Resources.

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Twenty-two million. That is the staggering number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices that are now connected by AT&T across the world. During the first quarter of this year, AT&T connected 70 percent more smart devices than the same quarter a year ago and there’s no projected slowdown. In fact, according to IDC, the market for IoT is expected to nearly triple to $1.7 trillion by 2020.

Citi’s 2014 Global Citizenship Report Highlights Efforts to Enable Economic Progress in Communities Around the World

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New York, June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Citi today released its 2014 Global Citizenship Report highlighting efforts underway in the past year to empower people, support economic progress in cities, and catalyze sustainable growth.

JPMorgan Chase 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report Reflects Focus on Cities as Engines of Economic Growth

Firm’s global reach, expertise and capabilities help promote economic growth and address social challenges in cities around the world
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New York, May 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today released its 2014 Corporate Responsibility report, highlighting steps the firm is taking to support economic growth and address critical challenges facing cities around the world.

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