Jeff Bezos, the richest man of our time, has announced that they will be making a massive $10 billion donation in order to fight climate change.
His donations will be given to scientists and activists that are working continuously to protect and find solutions for our planet.
The announcement was made by Bezos on Instagram.
The first round of funding will be going to 16 organizations.
All of the organizations are working towards ‘innovative, ambitious, and needle-moving solutions’.
In the post that was made on Instagram, Bezos said:
I’ve spent the past several months learning from a group of incredibly smart people who’ve made it their life’s work to fight climate change and its impact on communities around the world. I’m inspired by what they’re doing, and excited to help them scale. This $791 million in donations is just the beginning of my $10 billion commitment to fund scientists, activists, NGOs, and others. We can all protect Earth’s future by taking bold action now.
Here is a list of the grantees:
- The Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund
- ClimateWorks Foundation
- Dream Corps Green For All
- Eden Reforestation Projects
- Energy Foundation
- Environmental Defense Fund
- The Hive Fund for Climate and Gender Justice
- Natural Resources Defense Council.
Here are other organizations that will be getting funding:
- The Nature Conservancy
- NDN Collective
- Rocky Mountain Institute
- Salk Institute for Biological Studies
- The Solutions Project
- Union of Concerned Scientists
- World Resources Institute
- World Wildlife Fund
Thank you Mr. Bezos for helping humans and coming generations!
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