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For Jeff Bezos, who has spent the last several months talking to experts about the question—after pledging to donate roughly 7% of his fortune to the climate in February, a far higher total dollar amount any other individual donor in history
2020/11/19 06:37
It’s one example of how an injection of funding could help accelerate change. “We prioritized this because we see an opportunity to move the needle at scale through this program
2020/11/19 06:38
Here’s a look at how the first round of grants will be used:
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, a satellite tool that tracks methane pollution, a potent greenhouse gas.
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The Nature Conservancy will get $100 million to protect the Emerald Edge, the largest intact coastal rainforest on Earth,
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World Wildlife Fund will get $100 million to protect and restore mangrove forests,
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Energy Foundation will get $30 million to expand equitable clean energy use in the 25 states
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More grants will follow. But ultimately, it’s only a small piece of what needs to happen. “My overall thought is, the richest man in the world giving $10 billion to the most important problem in the world is a very good thing
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