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Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy, Gates Foundation and Amazon tout climate efforts

Lisa Stiffler of GeekWire writes on climate efforts from Breakthrough Energy and the Amazon Earth Fund.

The C3 Take
  • Through his Breakthrough Energy Initiative, Bill Gates is pledging $315 million to support agricultural research to help farmers in developing nations cope with the effects of climate change.
  • Jeff Bezos has also announced that his Earth Fund will allocate $2 billion for land restoration and food production efforts across the globe.
  • The private sector is creating a pathway to a more sustainable future.

“On Tuesday, the Microsoft co-founder took the stage in Glasgow to announce a pledge of $315 million from the foundation to support agricultural research to help farmers in the developing world cope with climate change, as well as an update on the progress being made through his Breakthrough Energy initiative.”

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