U.N. Secretary General: Bloomberg Made NYC a 'Carbon-Free City'
12:41 PM, Feb 21, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg met with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at United Nations headquarters today for Bloomberg's new role as United Nations special envoy for cities and climate change. At the photo op, the secretary general was effusive in his praise of Bloomberg, even crediting him for transforming New York City into a "carbon-free city" [emphasis added]:
The secretary general went on to explain why Bloomberg had been chosen for the position:
Ban Ki-moon closed his remarks by expressing his desire, with Bloomberg's help, to bring about a "global, legal climate change agreement by 2015, next year."
Recent Blog Posts