Skip to comments.Michael Bloomberg donates $4.5M to U.N. climate body after U.S. cuts
Posted on 04/23/2018 5:41:27 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has vowed to write a $4.5 million check to the United Nations body that oversees climate change negotiations to make up the shortfall in the agency's budget caused by U.S. funding cuts.
President Donald Trump last year formally announced the U.S. would pull out of the Paris climate accord deal, stating that it was not fair. Congress also cut funding for the Bonn, Germany-based UNFCCC from $7.5 million in previous years to $3 million this year.
"America made a commitment and as an American if the government's not going to do it we all have responsibility. I'm able to do it, Bloomberg told CBS News' "Face the Nation" on Sunday. So, yes, I'm going to send them a check for the monies that America had promised to the organization as though they got it from the federal government."
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Bloomberg needs a new hobby.
Photo of a worthless schmeckel!
IIRC, Obama had already delivered the check.
Just think what that 4.5 million could have done for our homeless vets.
He should be charged with sedition for undermining the policies of the United States.
The only nice thing about it is that they are dollars of a liberal going down that hole.
Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their Enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort. No Person shall be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.
Outstanding. Leaves less money for “other activities”.
Take note! He VOWS to donate $4.5 million. Good chance it’ll never happen.
22 Apr: CNN: Why 2020 may be Michael Bloomberg’s best shot at the presidency
By Arick Wierson
And I would know — I worked for Bloomberg on his first campaign for mayor in 2001 and later served as a senior media adviser to him during his first two terms in office...
And should such a lane open up, there is only one person who has the requisite gravitas, political chops and ability to self-fund a presidential campaign — and that’s Bloomberg...
Bloomberg is widely admired for his intellect, business acumen, consensus building, as well as his charity — not to mention a true fortune that humbles Trump...
And there’s the emergence of Generation Z as an independently minded political force, which will add several million more young people to the voter registry by 2020. They could play a role in opening up a centrist lane in the middle of the political divide.
Generation Z experts David and Jonah Stillman have conducted extensive polling that indicates that such voters will be much less beholden to the traditional political construct of Republicans vs. Democrats...
The fact that Bloomberg has been an early and outspoken critic of America’s gun policies will only further enhance his station with these young political activists...
On Sunday, Bloomberg appeared on CBS’ “Face the Nation” to talk about the environment and again face questions about whether he will run for president. The former mayor (in a fairly unconvincing fashion) dismissed any notion that he is seriously thinking about running for president in 2020, saying the chances were “not very high,” but not zero...
22 Apr: CBS Face The Nation: Transcript: Michael Bloomberg on “Face the Nation,” April 22, 2018
BLOOMBERG: America made a commitment and as an American if the government’s not going to do it we all have responsibility. I’m able to do it. So, yes, I’m going to send them a check for the monies that America had promised to the organization as though they got it from the federal government...
BRENNAN: How do you assess EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt?
BLOOMBERG: His policies are not good for the world. To debunk science and walk away from it is just ridiculous. Even if you don’t believe it, if there’s a possibility that it’s right you have to take prophylactic actions to prevent a disaster. And what I do know is that a lot of kids go to the hospital with asthma attacks because we have a lot of junk we put in the air. A lot of people come down with stomach cancers because there’s a lot of stuff that goes into the water. A lot of people’s houses are being destroyed and they’re getting killed in hurricanes and things like that—
BRENNAN: It sounds like you think he’s not doing the job that he should be doing.
BLOOMBERG: I don’t think there’s any question about that. He was hired. His job is to protect the environment and he has walked away a hundred percent from that saying, “The environment doesn’t need protection. I’m going to try to protect jobs.” That’s not his job.
BRENNAN: Should he be fired?
BLOOMBERG: That’s up to the president to decide. If he could get Scott Pruitt to change his policies, then he can keep him. But it’s— the issue is that what he’s doing is very damaging to your health and your children’s health and mine...
For what its worth this buffoon does donate a lot of his money
If it’s his money he can go burn it in a barrel for all I care.
A fool and his smoney
A fool and his smoney
Make him spend it all, Mr. President.
He looks a lot like a reptile in that photo, hmmm...
Could it be...
Ooh, I sense a new tactic here! Bankrupt liberal azzholes by defunding stuff they like, leaving them less with which to fund their current degenerate endeavors. Soros, here we come!!
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