Bloomberg and Clinton create green alliance
Sunday, April 17, 2011
Bloomberg serves as the chair for C40 Cities, an organization of cities devoted to. Together with the Clinton Climate Initiative, a program of the , the two high profile environmentalists believe the alliance will assist cities to reduce emissions through a range of energy efficient and clean energy programs.
"I am pleased and honored to be here with my friend President Clinton. He has been a life-long champion of climate initiatives and I can think of no greater partner in this effort," said Bloomberg.
President Clinton said the merger will "make it possible to create jobs and grow economies through reduced emissions. By combining forces with the C40, I believe the CCI Cities Program can continue to expand this work and make an even greater impact."
Mayor Bloomberg also announced that the fourth C40 Summit will commence on May 31st in. Both Clinton and Bloomberg will give keynote addresses at the summit, which is attended by the Mayors of many of the world's major cities.
- Karen Matthews, AP. "Bloomberg, Clinton to Merge Environmental Efforts" — , April 13, 2011
- "President Clinton and Mayor Bloomberg Join Forces to Combat Climate Change" — , April 13, 2011