Press Release: President Clinton and Mayor Bloomberg Join Forces to Combat Climate Change
New York, NY: Today, President Bill Clinton and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced the expanded alliance between the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and the Cities Program of the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI), a program of the William J. Clinton Foundation. Mayor Bloomberg serves as the Chair of the C40.
The joining of these two organizations brings significant resources and infrastructure that will bolster both the CCI and C40 organizations and position the combined effort as one of the preeminent climate policy organizations in the world. President Clinton and Mayor Bloomberg stated that the decision to combine these two powerful entities and expand the C40 was driven by the belief that cities are one of the greatest drivers of climate change action.