Jeff Bezos of Amazon Inc. commits $10 billion for climate solutions

By Karen Weiss, The New York Times


Highlights:

  • Jeff Bezos announced a new initiative titled the Bezos Climate Fund that aims to fund scientists, activists and non-governmental organizations– after being pushed by employees to address the climate crisis
  • Amazon recently committed to a climate pledge, aiming to become carbon neutral by 2040– ten years ahead of the Paris Accord target
  • Though important strides have been made, Amazon employees continue to urge the company to stop working with fossil fuel companies on computing and cloud storage

The Climate Center’s Business of Clean Energy program helps businesses find ways to become more climate-friendly.


Read More: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/17/technology/jeff-bezos-climate-change-earth-fund.html

Nina Turner
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