Today, Jeff Bezos Amazon’s CEO announced that he would be committing $10 billion to fight climate change through a new fund called the Bezos Earth Fund.
Jeff Bezos Commits $10 Billion to Tackle Climate Change
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announcement
He announced in a post on Instagram about a new fund, Amazon confirmed the existence of the fund:
Bezos Earth Fund
Bezos said that:
- Firstly, The money is for helping scientists, activists, NGOs, and “any effort that offers a real possibility”
- In order to help preserve the earth from the impact of climate change.
- Finally, a person close to the fund told The Verge that it would not engage in private sector investment, but focus entirely on charitable giving.
? Jeff Bezos? Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announces he will commit $10 billion to fund ?- Scientists- Activists- Nonprofits – Other groups fighting to protect the environment and counter the effects of climate change.#UAEVoice #Amazon #ClimateChange #Environment
Geplaatst door UAE Voice op Dinsdag 18 februari 2020
Applying for grants acceptance
- Firstly, the fund plans to begin issuing grants this summer.
- But right now, there are few hard details besides what Bezos shared on Instagram.
- Eventually, It isn’t clear exactly how or when applications for grants will be accepted.
Extreme weather strikes again
- Extreme weather causing chaos in different places across the world.
- As well as, with such climate change, Extinction Rebellion protesters have dug up the lawn of Trinity College, Cambridge, as part of a week-long series of demonstrations.
- Eventually, it calls for non-violent civil disobedience in an effort to force governments to cut carbon emissions to tackle the climate crisis.
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? Extreme weather strikes again.
……. ?Quick process panorama of the incoming storm that hit Melbourne.
… ?Impressive storm this evening, for Melbourne.#UAEVoice #vicweather #janesweather #melbourne #melbweather #melbourneweather #Australia pic.twitter.com/ZEZbqeMc87
— UAE VOICE (@uae_voiceen) February 18, 2020
Extinction Rebellion protesters have dug up the lawn of Trinity College, #Cambridge as part of a week-long series of demonstrations.
?It calls for non-violent civil disobedience.
?️Extreme #weather causing chaos in the #UK RIGHT NOW. #UAEVoice #ClimateChange #climatecrisis pic.twitter.com/eqtIigXYxh
— UAE VOICE (@uae_voiceen) February 17, 2020