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 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 ways and to explore new ways of fighting the devastating impact of climate change.»Jeff Bezos
This 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.Bezo