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Bezos says space flight reinforced commitment to fighting climate change

Axios writes that Jeff Bezos’s commitment to fighting climate change has been reinforced by his flight to space.

The C3 Take
  • Bezos’s Amazon has made significant environmental commitments, including becoming net-zero before mid-century.
  • The Bezos Earth Fund, which is worth $10 billion, has been used to fund different environmental groups.
  • In order to address climate change, we will need leadership from the private sector that accelerates the deployment of technologies that makes our environment cleaner.

“‘We live on this beautiful planet. You can’t imagine how thin the atmosphere is when you see it from space. We live in it, and it looks so big. It feels like this atmosphere is huge and we can disregard it and treat it poorly. When you get up there and you see it, you see how tiny it is and how fragile it is.'” 

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