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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. 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 alongside others both to amplify known […]

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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 world’s oceans are the clearest measurement of the current climate emergency because they absorb more than 90% of the heat trapped by the greenhouse gases, which are emitted by the burning of […]

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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. Chief executive Satya Nadella said that he wanted to achieve the goal by 2050. To do so, the company aims to become […]