UN Chief Appoints Bloomberg as Envoy for Climate Action
|03/06/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed former New York mayor and billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg as his special envoy for climate action.
Guterres said Bloomberg will support a planned U.N. Climate Summit next year to mobilize more ambitious action to implement the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement aimed at curbing production of greenhouse gases.
A longtime activist for clean energy, Bloomberg was appointed U.N. special envoy on cities and climate change by former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon in January 2014.
Guterres said last July that Bloomberg is “convinced” the U.S. will reach the Paris goals despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon read more >>>