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Bezos pledges $10bn to fight climate change

The world’s richest man Jeff Bezos pledged $10bn to help fight climate change, as reported by the BBC. What will the money go for? The money would finance work by scientists, activists and other groups. Writing on his Instagram account, Mr Bezos said the fund would begin distributing money this summer. “I want to work […]

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Ocean temperatures reached record high

The world’s ocean temperatures reached a new record level in 2019, showing “irrefutable and accelerating” heating of the planet, states The Guardian. “The oceans are really what tells you how fast the Earth is warming. Using the oceans, we see a continued, uninterrupted and accelerating warming rate of planet Earth. This is dire news.” Prof […]

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Microsoft makes ‘carbon negative’ pledge

Microsoft has made a ‘carbon negative’ pledge, which means to remove “all the carbon” that it has released into the environment since the company was founded in 1975, as reported by the BBC. What happened? Chief executive Satya Nadella said that he wanted to achieve the goal by 2050. To do so, the company aims […]