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"You don't go start a war to give them jobs"

Former New York mayor and billionaire media mogul Michael Bloomberg has gone after US coal mining with both barrels this week, and said miners of the black gold need the same support as military veterans.

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Michael Bloomberg at the Tribeca Film Festival, where he will launch a coal documentary this week

This week Bloomberg launched a book on the Paris climate agreement, a coal documentary and revealed a US$3 million donation to a programme that supports and retrains miners.