St. Louis named winner of Bloomberg climate change initiative

The decision is welcomed by Washington University faculty members, several of whom have been key partners in the city’s efforts to study and combat climate change.

In an effort to tackle the escalating problems associated with climate change, Bloomberg Philanthropies launched the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge – a $70 million-dollar initiative that assists U.S. mayors in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). On Oct. 29, Bloomberg named St. Louis as one of 20 cities selectedto be part of this two-year program and will pledge $2.5 million-dollars in resources to help St. Louis reach its carbon reduction goals. To read more, click here.