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Michael R. Bloomberg Delivers Keynote at Climate Week NYC’s Signature Event, Urges Cities, States and Regions to Take Local Climate Action

UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Reveals Upcoming Partnership between Compact of Mayors and Compact of States and Regions NEW YORK—Sept. 28—Michael R. Bloomberg, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, founder of Bloomberg LP and former mayor of New York City announced at Climate Week NYC today that two … read more

Ten Global Cities Present Climate Action Plans Ahead of Paris COP21

Compact of Mayors gains momentum as world’s cities show unity and ambition to drive global response on climate change New York (September 24, 2015) – Today, ten global cities, representing 58 million people and more than US$ 3 trillion GDP, from 5 continents, join first-mover Rio de Janeiro in announcing that they have met all planning … read more

Cities Around the World Commit to Cut Emission Outputs by 454 Megatons Annually By Decade’s End Sustainable Rail, Air, Electric Vehicles and Urban Public Transport Mobilized at Climate Summit

Compact of Mayors and Financing Coalitions Work to Reduce Emissions and Attract Investment New York, 23 September— A global Compact of Mayors – which brought together well over two thousands cities, including over 200 cities with specific targets and strategies for greenhouse gas reductions, was launched at today’s Climate Summit. Those cities with voluntary commitments … read more
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