21 Jul '11, 7pm

"Ending coal power production is the right thing to do." Happy Friday, indeed.

When I was in Brazil last month, I had a chance to talk to NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and I asked him what the federal government can do to help cities. His answer had to do with federal regulations; specifically, he said something like, "cities can't force a dirty coal plant to shut down." I thought, hm, what an interesting example! Sounds like coal is on his mind. Turns out I had no idea. Bloomberg, through his Bloomberg Philanthropies, has just committed $50 million over four years to the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal campaign . Fifty million f'ing dollars! I honestly don't think I've heard news this good since Mass. v EPA . It's good for a couple of reasons. First, it demonstrates Bloomberg's eye for performance. He realizes national politics is paralyzed so he's investing in what's working. Sierra Club's anti-coal campaign is one of the few national environmental initiat...

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