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Michael Bloomberg goes after petrochemicals
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Michael Bloomberg goes after petrochemicals

The former New York City mayor is spending some of his wealth to try to block the construction of petrochemical plants. But this fight may be tougher than his earlier efforts to close coal-burning power plants.
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The outsize role of billionaires in charting the path on climate

Bill Gates, Mike Bloomberg and other ultra-wealthy businessmen are steering the energy transition toward their worldview and pet technologies.
Can philanthropists help fuel a global clean energy transition?

Can philanthropists help fuel a global clean energy transition?

“What’s happening in philanthropy cannot make up for where there are government policy failures,” says one climate advocate. But "it can help show the solutions.“
Bloomberg pumps big money into low-profile state races to boost climate policies

Bloomberg pumps big money into low-profile state races to boost climate policies

Former New York mayor and presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is donating to candidates in three states - Texas, Arizona and North Carolina - hoping they can help those states migrate away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy.

States, cities, and businesses are making progress on a climate-friendly future

States, cities, and businesses are making progress on a climate-friendly future

Continued ambitious climate action by U.S. entities could reduce emissions up to 37% by 2030.
Kate Aronoff: If Bloomberg really cared about climate change, he wouldn’t be running
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Kate Aronoff: If Bloomberg really cared about climate change, he wouldn’t be running

Both Mike Bloomberg and Tom Steyer could be spending their prodigious wealth in much more effective ways. Instead, they're funding vanity campaigns.
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