Bezos pledges $10bn to fight climate change

The world’s richest man Jeff Bezos has pledged $10bn to help fight climate change, as reported by BBC. The money would finance work by scientists, activists and other groupsWriting on his Instagram account, Mr Bezos said the fund would begin distributing money this summer.

“I want to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to explore new ways of fighting the devastating impact of climate change.”

Jeff Bezos

Mr Bezos has an estimated net worth of more than $130bn, so the pledge represents almost 8% of his fortune. His biggest donation before this pledge is thought to have been $2bn in September 2018 to help homeless families and fund schools.

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