Michael Bloomberg Pledges $15M To U.N. Toward U.S. Climate Share, Discusses How Proposed U.S. Cuts To Global Health Programs Could Hurt NCD Efforts

The Hill: Bloomberg pledges $15M to U.N. to cover U.S. climate share
“Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) has pledged $15 million from his philanthropy efforts to the United Nations to pay the United States’ contribution under the Paris climate accord. In a press conference Friday, Bloomberg promised to coordinate contributions from the U.S. to the climate fund after President Trump announced that he would withdraw from the accord…” (Bowden, 6/2).

NPR: Michael Bloomberg Aim To Fight Noncommunicable Diseases Complicated By President’s Pitch
“Michael Bloomberg and Dr. Kelly Henning[, who leads the public health program at Bloomberg Philanthropies,] talk to NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro about how the fight against noncommunicable diseases may be complicated by the president’s plan to cut global health spending…” (6/4).

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