In honor of the ending of “Mad Men,” Metro has invited creator Matthew Weiner to the Metro office today to guest edit the weekend edition. The series, an impeccably directed, pristinely costumed look at a group of ad men (and women) in the ‘60s, was the brainchild of Weiner, who, by the way, also worked on “Sopranos.”
In honor of Earth Day, Metro sat down with former Mayor Michael Bloomberg to talk about climate change. Bloomberg serves as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, and is part of a group of business and policy leaders who have commissioned studies to help businesses prepare for rising tides and unexpected droughts, called the Risky Business Project.
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To mark Metro’s commitment to Earth Day and all things green, we have partnered up with Earth Day Initiative New York (6 years running) to promote innovative green ideas from forward-thinking people. We’ve invited celebrities like Ian Somerhalder, Bill Nye and Adrian Grenier to weigh in on the environmental issues that matter most. There is an Op-ed from John Oppermann, the executive director of Earth Day Initiative New York. You can also find original Metro content focusing on biodiversity, a sharing economy and the Earth benefits of a vegetarian diet. Check out the content in-paper or online and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to gain access to all of our Metro green coverage.
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This is how it all began: in an office in Stockholm, winter 1994. Three journalists – Pelle Anderson, Robert Braunerhielm and Monica Lindstedt – could hardly believe their ears. After countless Swedish banks, money lenders, investors and media companies had declined their proposal, somebody had finally said yes. His name was Jan Stenbeck, Chairman of the Kinnevik Group.
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