Sunday, November 22, 2015
Michael Bloomberg (G) for President
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Here at the Draft Michael Bloomberg Committee -
we continue to be convinced Mayor Bloomberg is the one national leader that can combine Independents and the Green
Party to create America's third major party. According to the CIA World Factbook, the United States has only four truly national
political parties. The Green Party is the only one of the four that does not accept corporate donations.
Here is the way to grow the Green Party from one of the four USA national political parties into the third major
party. The Green Party shares a great many positive Green Party - Green New Deal positive eco-jobs for the economy solutions.
There is a common Green Party Michael Bloomberg vision on climate change, the Green New Deal, eco jobs for the economy,
solar jobs, wind jobs, geothermal jobs, rail jobs, walkable, bikeable, pedestrian friendly communities, and many other policies.
Through years of dedicated political work, and succesful Green Party campaigns, the Green Party
has won ballot status across the United States. The Green Party has ballot status in about half the states. Imagine Michael
Bloomberg leading the Green Party ticket in 2016 with a full slate of Green Party candidates for congress, and for local and
state office. The Green Party would gain ballot status in the entire nation.
and Green Party policy solutions would advance. That would be the tipping point for the Green Party and the USA. A strengthened
Michael Bloomberg led US Green Party would positively change the dynamic and positively influence the policy discussion, not
just in the US, but worldwide.
Michael Bloomberg is the one national, and internationl
figure with the leadership ability to recruit, and get on the ballot a full slate of Independent Green Party candidates for
U.S. House of Representatives (435), and a full slate of Independent Green Party candidates for U.S. Senate.
Michael Bloomberg allies, and Bloomberg led Indy Green Party candidates on the ballot in all local, state, and federal
races is the positive solution.
A Michael Bloomberg Green Party Green New Deal could create
American infrastructure jobs, rail jobs, solar jobs, wind jobs, geothermal jobs, weatherization jobs. Bloomberg eco for the
economy. That's the positive Bloomberg solution.
We urge Michael Bloomberg to seek the Green
Party nomination for President of the United States. We encourage Michael Bloomberg while running for President as a Green
Party candidate to recruit a full slate of Green Party candidates to run with him for U.S. Congress for both the House and
The excitment and energy generated would bring a healthy expansion of involvement
in our local, state, and national elections. This Michael Bloomberg Green Party campaign would remind citizens our elections
are about more than a presidential candidate. The currently growing apathy only empowers those self-interested, narrow special
interests that would not influence Michael Bloomberg as witnessed in his 12 years of serving as New York City Mayor.
The Green Party has a sound platform for governing, one that treasures peace and attention to environmental causes
that favor clean air and water over the greed generated by fossil fuel monopolies.
Greens would be in a position to look to accelerate the important work needed to preserve our fragile environment for generations
to enjoy in the 21st century.
The chance to raise a new political party would be the most
sismic shift in out political duoploly not seen in America since the 1850's. This is about an entire congress, and electing
local and state Green leaders. This is positive Green Party politics. It would be a great service to our country, and the
generations to come.
Polls show Americans want a third major party. The Green Party is
in the best place with the most positive vision, putting forward the most positive solutions to grow quickly into that third
So finally, here is a once in a generation opportunity. A Michael Bloomberg led
Green Party could elect our nation's first Green Party president with Green Party majorities in both houses of congress.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Sustainable Energy Revolution Grows
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The third annual Sustainable Energy in America Factbook released today documents the continuing dramatic changes in how the U.S. produces, delivers and consumes energy, and makes some projections and predictions about the direction of the energy sector in the future. The report was researched
and produced by Bloomberg New Energy Finance and commissioned by The Business Council for Sustainable Energy.
“The 2015 Factbook clearly shows that America is on the path to a more sustainable energy sector,” said Lisa
Jacobson, president of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy. Photo credit: Shutterstock
“To single out just a few tell-tale headlines from the hundreds of statistics presented in this report: over the
2007-2014 period, U.S. carbon emissions from the energy sector dropped 9 percent, U.S. natural gas production rose 25 percent
and total U.S. investment in clean energy (renewables and advanced grid, storage and electrified transport technologies) totaled $386 billion,” the report said.
The report backs up what other studies have been showing—that despite strong resistance on the part of the fossil-fuel sector and some policymakers, a new way of thinking about energy is taking hold. The factbook points
to four significant trends:
- the advance in infrastructure projects and technology to accommodate new forms of
- more capital flowing to projects aimed at sustainable energy development with the U.S. attracting the second
highest number of dollars after China;
- companies with high energy-related costs gravitating to the U.S.; and
policies that favor the development of clean energy sources.
In regard to government policies, it specifically
cites President Obama’s proposed Clean Power Plan, announced in June, to retire coal-fired plants and the historic agreement struck between the U.S. and China in November in which the U.S. pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28
percent by 2025 while China would reach peak emissions by 2030.
“The 2015 Factbook clearly
shows that America is on the path to a more sustainable energy sector,” said Lisa Jacobson, president of
the Business Council for Sustainable Energy. “Our energy productivity is rising along with economic growth, while
energy-intensive industries are onshoring production to the United States to take advantage of low energy costs. All
of this is happening as investment in clean energy continues to grow and as new natural gas infrastructure continues
to come online. These are strong positive signs for America’s economy and environment.”
The U.S. is becoming more “energy productive” with its economic growth decoupled from the growth in demand
for electricity, according to the report. “Between 1950 and 1990, electricity demand grew at an annual rate of just
below 6%,” it says. “Between 1990 and 2007, it grew at an annual of 1.9%. Between 2007 and 2014, annualized electricity
demand growth has been … zero.”
In addition, the trend toward decarbonization continues with renewable
energy’s share of the total energy mix rising from 7 percent in 2007 to 13 percent in 2014. Since 2000, 93 percent of
new U.S. power capacity has been natural gas, wind, solar, biomass, geothermal or other renewable projects. Investment in
the clean energy sector has grown hand in hand with that, adding up to $386 billion since 2007 and increasing by 7 percent
in 2014 over 2013’s level.
“Against the backdrop of a surging economy and crumbling oil prices, major
trends around decarbonization and improving energy productivity continued in the United States,” said Michel Di
Capua, head of Americas research for Bloomberg New Energy Finance. “Low-carbon energy technologies stand to benefit
from key policies proposed in 2014, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed regulation
for the power sector and an innovative new vision for the electricity market in New York State.”
report finds that gasoline consumption in the transportation sector is down by 8 percent, due to a combination of factors including more energy-efficient vehicles, the public’s preference
for those vehicles and a decline in driving, as well as the still small but growing adoption of hybrid and electric vehicles. Yet conversely the factbook says, thanks largely to fracking, U.S. oil production has grown by 41 percent since 2007 and “has returned to levels not seen since the 1980s.”
It also points to some retrenchment in clean energy growth. In what will seem like mixed news to many renewable energy
advocates, the contribution of natural gas to U.S. electricity generation has declined somewhat since 2013, and thanks to
a drop in energy prices, that has allowed coal to become more competitive and regain a small piece of its market share, ticking up to 39 percent in 2013 and 2014, after
dropping to 37 percent in 2012 from 49 percent in 2007. But longer-term trends, especially the closing of coal-fired power
plants, will probably not sustain such growth in the future. Carbon emissions have increased as well, although that trend
too is likely to reverse as coal-fired plants are shut down.
The final area of backtracking the factbook points to
is the uncertainty over the very government policies the report says have fueled growth in the sustainable energy sector.
Regarding President Obama’s Clean Energy Plan and the U.S.-China agreement, it says, “Neither policy will
come easy. Legal challenges to the EPA’s proposal are underway, and achievement of the 2025 pledge will require new
The enactment of policies at the state level that encouraged investment in and growth of wind
and solar power has not just slowed down but shows signs of reversing. In 2014, Ohio froze its renewable energy standards, which has reduced job growth and investments in solar and wind projects, while Arizona is considering a tax on rooftop solar installations, and other states are discussing such backward moves, including the Hoosier state.
“Policy actions taken by the U.S. in 2014 have set the stage for a potentially momentous global climate summit at Paris in December 2015,” says the report. “The U.S.-China pact was the most notable achievement in the global climate
negotiations process in 2014. Such public pledges from China and the U.S. (the world’s first and second biggest emitters,
respectively) have the potential to challenge other nations to do more as well. The summit to be held in Paris at the end
of 2015 will be the most significant multilateral climate negotiations since the discussions in Copenhagen in 2009. The growth
of sustainable energy is a critical part of achieving any targets that might be struck under diplomatic deals on greenhouse gas emissions.”
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
America's leading Independent Green Mayor Michael Bloomberg working, working, working
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America's leading Independent Green, Mayor Bloomberg to Huddle With Top Congressional Leaders
Mayor Michael Bloomberg just released his public schedule
for tomorrow, and it’s a doozy. Throughout the day, the mayor is set to meet with over a half-dozen members of the country’s
congressional leadership, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Majority
Leader Eric Cantor and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Also on the list is former presidential candidate John McCain, a couple
moderate Republicans and a press conference with New York’s two senators on the city’s request for billions of dollars in federal aid
in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Here at the Draft Michael Bloomberg Committee - we continue to be convinced Mayor Bloomberg is
the one national leader that can combine Independents and the Green Party to create America's third major party. Michael Bloomberg
allies, and Bloomberg led Indy Green candidates on the ballot in all local, state, and federal races is the positive solution.
A Michael Bloomberg Green New Deal could create American infrastructure jobs, rail jobs, solar jobs, wind jobs, geothermal
jobs, weatherization jobs. Bloomberg eco for the economy. That's the positive Bloomberg solution.
Michael Bloomberg and Carey Campbell
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Michael Bloomberg please reconsider and run as Green Party candidate
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for the Country
Published: April 17, 2012
I had to catch a train in Washington last week. The paved street in the traffic circle around
Union Station was in such poor condition that I felt as though I was on a roller coaster. I traveled on the Amtrak Acela,
our sorry excuse for a fast train, on which I had so many dropped calls on my cellphone that you’d have thought I was
on a remote desert island, not traveling from Washington to New York City. When I got back to Union Station, the escalator
in the parking garage was broken. Maybe you’ve gotten used to all this and have stopped noticing. I haven’t. Our
country needs a renewal.
is why I still hope Michael Bloomberg will reconsider running for president as an independent candidate, if only to participate
in the presidential debates and give our two-party system the shock it needs.
(Our Draft Michael Bloomberg Committee urge Michael Bloomberg
to run as a Green Party candidate) read more of Mr. Friedman's pro Bloomberg - pro rail article at:
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Bloomberg, Independents, & Green Party a strong positive force
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Michael Bloomberg, America's leading Green.
Michael Bloomberg has the smarts,
experience, resources, and popular support to change U.S. Green Party politics with a simple: Yes. With Michael Bloomberg
as the U.S Green Party leader, the U.S. media blackout of the Green Party would end.
Many of us hope to hear Michael Bloomberg say:
Michael Bloomberg will join and seek to lead the UnitedStates Green Party in electing members of the U.S. House of Representatives,
U.S Senate. And elect Green Party candidates to local and state government."
Even more we would love to hear Michael Bloomberg say, " I am running for President of the United States."
As the Green Party nominee for President, Michael Bloomberg could lead a full slate of Green Party candidates into
office. Yes, we know Michael Bloomberg has said he will not run for President.
have hope, he might change his mind in 2012. There is still a little time. The Green Party convention is in July
in Baltimore. Greens understand. Noone else is like Michael Bloomberg with the capacity to change the American
political dynamic in 2012. The Green Party is the United States third largest political party. Combine Independents
and Greens as only Bloomberg can do, and you have made the Green Party America's next major party.
The Green Party presidential primary is well underway. It's been a well run, and positive presidential primary
for the Green Party in the U.S. Easily the Greens best ever. Retired medical Doctor Jill Stein has run a "friendly,
intelligent, constructive campaign". Housewife. Mother. Dr. Stein is a veteran Green Party politico having
run twice for Governor. She knows how to run a large campaign. Dr. Stein is running on the "Green New Deal",
and as a "fiscal hawk". Both have been platforms that have elected Green Party candidates to office around
the world. The up beat Dr. Stein Green Party campaign is growing the party, bringing new people to the Greens, and exciting
the base. According to most reports Dr. Stein has received about 50% of all delegates
awarded so far. Under Green Party convention rules, Dr. Stein has not clinched the delegates required to have the nomination
wrapped up before the convention. The Green Party will still likely have an Open Convention.
Hollywood, TV, and Movie Star Rosanne Barr got into the Green Party presidential primary very late. Rosanne
filed so late, she missed the deadline for many Green Party state primaries. Still Rosanne Barr has impressed. Rosanne
broke the media blackout for the Greens a few days. Rosanne offered a strong message to Greens. A successful business
woman, and internationally known entertainer, Rosanne Barr is running second in the Green Party presidential primary. Even,
when most of her votes have been write ins. Rosanne Barr is on the California Green Party primary ballot. Rosanne
could receive a huge block of delegates there, and go into the convention generating excitment and attention.
Dr. Kent Mesplay is the third Green Party candidate seeking the Presidential nomination to have
won significant delegates so far in the primary.
Michael Bloomberg has
the ability in the next three months to change the American political landscape in a profound way and in that process fundamentally
grow the U.S. Green Party into the nation's leading political party.
leading the Green Party could and would mean a brand new race, not just for President, but also for Green Party candidates
elected to the U.S. Congress. Bloomberg action now in concert with the Green Party could energize the American body
politic and provide the positive Green solutions America and the world need. Michael Bloomberg is the man to lead this
Let's remember. It
was a Green Party, the Independent Green Party of Virginia that actually put Michael Bloomberg on their ballot line for President.
That was four years ago. There is a successful record of the Bloomberg and Independent Green Party alliance. It
is time to renew, and grow green with Michael Bloomberg.
Please say yes, Mr. Bloomberg.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Mayor Bloomberg Renames Bradys Bar to Mannings Bar
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Thursday, December 22, 2011
Bloomberg leading Independent or Green in polls
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Michael Bloomberg leading Greens for new Green energy project in Mexico city
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Michael Bloomberg praise for Bordo Poniente Landfill Closing Helps "Green" Mexico City
are on the frontlines in dealing with the impacts of global climate change, and they are leading by example in reducing greenhouse
gas emissions," said New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.
"The Bordo Poniente project is a bold step that serves as a shining example of the impact C40 and the Clinton Climate
Initiative can have in supporting cities' efforts to green their environments and their economies. Through actions such
as this, we can implement solutions on a local level that will truly make a difference globally."
Michael Bloomberg expanding Green spaces in New York City
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Thursday, December 8, 2011
Bloomberg record of Green success
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Thursday, November 24, 2011
Bloomberg world's leading Green
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Bloomberg led Independents and Greens could quickly become America's third major Party.
On building rail infrastructure, renewable energy, solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, Michael Bloomberg is America's
defacto leading Green. A Bloomberg led Independent Green Party could elect many to the U.S. House and U.S. Senate in
2012 and create America's third major Party. See Michael Bloomberg's interview with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchel here. http://www.mikebloomberg.com/
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Bloomberg the real Green Party leader
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Bloomberg for Greener New York
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Bloomberg works for Greener New York
Buildings dominate New York City's carbon footprint. Approximately 75 percent of New York City's carbon
emissions stem from energy used in buildings, and today's existing buildings will make up 85 percent of all real estate in
Therefore, increasing the energy efficiency
of the city's existing buildings has been, and will continue to be, a central PlaNYC focus. Indeed, the full effects of the
City's energy efficiency efforts launched to date are expected to reduce annual citywide greenhouse gas emissions by 4.5 million
metric tons of CO2e by 2030, which is equivalent to nearly 7.5 percent of citywide 2005 baseline emissions. To address the
critical area of energy use in existing buildings, the City has enacted a set of efficiency requirements for existing private
and public sector buildings. In December 2009, Mayor Bloomberg signed the four legislative components of the Greener, Greater
Buildings Plan, the most comprehensive set of efficiency laws in the nation. Together these laws remove a loophole in the
energy code to ensure that it applies to all construction projects, require annual energy efficiency benchmarking that will
be disclosed to the public, and mandate a set of cost-effective energy efficiency upgrades and evaluations of the city's largest
buildings, both public and private.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Bloomberg backs greener future
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New York Mayor Michael
Bloomberg today backed the City of Sydney's efforts to cut emissions and plan for the future saying it's what all global cities
In a video message, to be played tonight at the Council's State of the City report back, Mayor Bloomberg
praises the City's greenhouse gas reduction target - one of the most ambitious of any government in Australia - to slash emissions
by 70 per cent by 2030.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Bloomberg's Green Infrastructure plan
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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Bloomberg on rail, and green infrastructure
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Bloomberg and Green Party for rail: U.S. Must Modernize
Its Infrastructure, Invest In High-Speed
With GDP languishing and job-creation rates well below what’s needed
to put the economy back on track, the key to recovery lies with American infrastructure, says a green post partisan group
headed by Michael Bloomberg and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
U.S. infrastructure, far from being
the best in the world, is due for an overhaul, says the Building America’s Future Educational Fund, a Green coalition
that Bloomberg, the mayor of New York, and Schwarzenegger, the former governor of California, co-chair with former Pennsylvania
governor Ed Rendell. If the country’s infrastructure isn’t modernized, they say, the U.S. will lose its competitive
“If we are going to maintain our economic dominance, we have to get
on the stick and get on it fast,” Rendell said earlier this week.
On Monday, the BAF Fund released a report calling upon policymakers to invest $200 billion a year in rail infrastructure for the next 10 years, a plan it says
could create nearly 5 million jobs over the next decade.
Bloomberg showing Green Party positive green governing example
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's
Top 10 Clean Energy Initiatives
By Shawn LesserText:
Monday, August 15th, 2011
Michael Bloomberg has been the Mayor of New York City since January of 2002. One of
the biggest domestic issues that Mayor Bloomberg has been dealing with is New York’s role in preserving the environment,
building rail, and renewable energy. Aside from motivating his own city, Mayor Bloomberg has been instrumental leading C-40
cities around the world and motivating a number of other large cities to make changes. For the Green Party, Bloomberg
leads with deeds.
1) Extension of Compliance Deadline for Energy Benchmark Laws. Recently, Mayor Bloomberg
created a new energy benchmark law whereby commercial and residential buildings that take up more than 50,000 square feet
need to benchmark their total water and energy consumption. This is in an effort to see how much is used and how water consumption can be decreased and how buildings can become more
energy efficient. There are penalties associated with the law if these buildings do not comply with these laws.
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Bloomberg interviewed by George Stephanopoulos
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Saturday, August 6, 2011
Bloomberg gives $30 million to help minorites
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Bloomberg to spend millions of his money to help black, Latino males
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday announced the launch of a major policy initiative to aid the
city's minority youth.
And he's footing a good chunk of the bill himself.
"We believe it is one of the most ambitious and comprehensive attacks on racial disparity ... that
any city has ever undertaken," Bloomberg said Thursday.The mayor will contribute $30 million from his personal philanthropic foundation
to the effort, which is a public-private partnership. Another $30 million will come from billionaire hedge funder George Soros'
Open Society Foundations.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Bloomberg for Green energy: solar, wind, geothermal, beyond coal
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“If we succeed, and I believe we will,” Bloomberg said, “we will save
millions of lives and we will help millions of children avoid asthma and its debilitating effects.”
For those who care about climate change, air pollution and public health, this is the best news out of Washington, D.C., in some time.
Bloomberg leads Greens with $50 million donation
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We Need More candidates, Less Apathy
We NEED More Trains, Less Traffic
We NEED true fiscally conservative, and socially responsible people in federal office. Plain and simple.
It's socially responsible to balance the federal budget and pay off the federal debt within ten years.
Bloomberg can get the job done.
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