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Bloomberg, now Democratic candidate, resigns UN climate post

Nov. 25, 2019 2:46 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who just joined the crowded race for the Democratic presidential nomination, has resigned his post as the United Nations special envoy for climate action. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Monday that Bloomberg sent a letter to...

Germany split over EU bank plan to nix fossil fuel funding

Nov. 13, 2019 9:22 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Officials say the German government is split over whether to back a proposal for the European Investment Bank to stop funding fossil fuel projects. Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the government in an op-ed Wednesday to support the proposal that would see the EIB phase out its...