Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change, Planet’s ‘Biggest Threat’

Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change, Planet’s ‘Biggest Threat’


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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the funds will go toward the creation of the Bezos Earth Fund.

“This global initiative will fund scientists, activists, NGOs — any effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect the natural world,” he writes in an Instagram post. “I want to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to explore new ways of fighting the devastating impact of climate change on this planet…”

Read Full Article; NPR (02-17-2020)

Top US firms including Walmart and Ford oppose Trump on climate change; Guardian UK (12-01-2017)

As Trump Retreats, States Are Joining Forces on Climate Action; Yale E360 (10-09-2017)

California lawmakers vote on bill to go emissions-free by 2045; CBS News (08-28-2018)

The fight against climate change: four cities leading the way in the Trump era; Guardian UK (06-12-2017)

The US President Doesn’t Care to Understand Global Warming; The Atlantic (12-29-2017)
It’s a shame—ours and his…

A running list of how Trump is changing the environment; National Geographic (07-19-2018)

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