Bezos pledges $2bn to fight climate change in COP26 speech

Bezos, Jeff

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has pledged to donate $2bn for land restoration in Africa as part of his Bezos Earth Fund.

Bezos told attendees, including world leaders, at the COP26 conference in Glasgow that his trip to space in July illustrated to him how fragile the planet was: “I was told that seeing the Earth from space changes the lens from which you view the world but I was not prepared for just how much that would be true.

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