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Bloomberg Aims For Mandatory Composting In NYC

Posted 06.17.2013 | New York

A new proposal from Mayor Michael Bloomberg would eventually make it mandatory for New Yorkers to separate their food waste so that it can be composte...

Time for America to Get Tough

Denise Bode | Posted 08.12.2013 | Green
Denise Bode

Recent severe weather events make clear that we have to take action now on hardening and upgrading America's energy infrastructure. The most important tool is advanced planning.

Bloomberg Makes Big Move

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking his fight to pass background check legislation to Democratic donors, urging them not to donate to Demo...

It's Time to Address New York's Growing Gridlock

Steven Cohen | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

Today, congestion is costing the New York region more than $13 billion a year in lost productivity from time spent in traffic jams, wasted fuel, higher operating costs, and vehicle maintenance.

Scraps in the City: Will Composting Rot the Big Apple?

OnEarth | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Elizabeth Royte, OnEarthSometimes I bike and sometimes I walk, but either way I'm a tree-hugging, 350.org-supporting, vegetarian Brooklyn cliché -...

Bloomberg Scandal Raises Ethics Questions For New Media

AP | By ADAM GELLER | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Launching his namesake company's news division in the 1990s, Michael Bloomberg largely rejected long-held rules of the journalism tr...

Bloomberg Accidentally Posted Private Terminal Messages Online

Quartz | Zachary M. Seward | Posted 07.13.2013 | Business

Bloomberg says it accidentally posted on the internet more than 10,000 private messages that traders sent each other on their Bloomberg terminals. The...

Raising the Cigarette Sales Age to 21: Politics Meets Paternalism

Audrey Silk | Posted 07.13.2013 | New York
Audrey Silk

Minors shouldn't smoke. There is a law already on the books that covers this. Sales to minors are illegal. Enforce it and leave the adults alone.

Geithner, Bernanke Hit By Bloomberg Spying Scandal

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business

The Bloomberg terminal spying scandal has reached new heights, CNBC reports. A former Bloomberg employee told CNBC that he accessed information on ...

Bloomberg CEO Admits To Mistake

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2013 | Business

By Lauren Tara LaCapra May 11 (Reuters) - After reports that users of the company's financial terminals were investigating potential l...

Eleazar David Melendez

Bloomberg Hit By Terminal Spying Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 05.10.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- The financial-news giant Bloomberg built its fortune and reputation on the combination of a voracious news-gathering outfit and a propriet...

Bloomberg Cuts Journalists Off From Client Data

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Financial data and news company Bloomberg LP says it has corrected a "mistake" in its newsgathering policies and cut off its jour...

'Bloomberg' Cupcake Packs 35,800 Calories

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.11.2013 | New York

If you're opening up a food business in New York City, especially once that specializes in indulgences, chances are you've got Bloomberg on the brain....

WATCH: Glenn Beck Uses 'Nazi Bloomberg' Image To Deliver NRA Speech

Posted 05.06.2013 | New York

During a speech at the NRA convention in Houston this weekend-- the organization's first since the shootings in Aurora and Newtown-- Glenn Beck showed...

Is Environmental Pessimism Losing Its Appeal?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 06.30.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

I asked one future biochemist what she thought about NYU's environmental program. Her bright young face turned sour as she complained that her environmental studies were dominated by disaster science. Where was the hope, she wanted to know?

The Future of Renewable Energy: Interview With Bloomberg New Energy Finance CEO Michael Liebreich

James Grundvig | Posted 06.30.2013 | Green
James Grundvig

One year, 200 analysts, 850 participants, and an energy report with surprising results came out of this year's Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Sum...

GOP Senator On Climate Change: 'It's Real, We Need To Fight It'

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.25.2013 | Green

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the ranking Republican on the Senate energy committee, has acknowledged climate change is "real" and "we need to fight it....

Can We Move Past Market-oriented "Reforms" to Policies That Actually Work?

Elaine Weiss | Posted 06.22.2013 | DC
Elaine Weiss

Instead of results, we have gotten rhetoric, and our children have fallen further behind. It is time we adopt policy solutions that match the depth and complexity of the problems and address them head on.

Bloomberg Revs Up Video News Operations, Publishing 200 Clips Daily

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

With a global television network operation in place, Bloomberg News is using video clips from its shows as well as Web-only videos to produce some 20...

The Nation Puts a Poem in Its Pocket

John Lundberg | Posted 06.21.2013 | Arts
John Lundberg

Thursday was National Poem In Your Pocket Day, perhaps the most popular of the many events that highlight National Poetry Month.

Bloomberg: Fight Crime By Being More Like NYC

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 04.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City's mayor met Thursday with the parents of a Chicago girl killed just days after performing at President Barack Obama's inaugu...

AIG's former CEO, Hank Greenberg: "The Government Exceeded Its Authority"

92nd Street Y | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
92nd Street Y

On March 19, Hank Greenberg, AIG's former CEO of 40 years and now head of Starr Companies, sat down with Bloomberg Television anchor Betty Liu at 92Y ...

Bloomberg's Plan To Raise Minimum Price Of Cigarettes

Posted 03.27.2013 | New York

While Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to keep tobacco products out of sight from customers at New York city stores was met with mixed reviews last week...

Bloomberg Thinks Murdoch's Twitter Account Is A Bad Idea

Posted 03.26.2013 | Media

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg doesn't think that Rupert Murdoch should be on Twitter. It's no secret that Rupert Murdoch has made waves on...

PHOTOS: Bloomberg Rocks Out In Costume

Posted 03.25.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg took to the stage on Saturday for his 12th and final appearance as hizzoner performing in the annual Inner Circle dinner in Ne...