JEFF BEZOS: Give $10 Million to Save Climate Change

Mandatory Credit: Photo by ALESSANDRO DI MARCO/EPA/REX/Shutterstock (8875108b) Jeff Bezos, Founder of Amazon, during the conference 'The Future of Newspapers' with the leading world players in the information industry, on the occasion of the 150 years of Italian newspaper 'La Stampa' in Turin, Italy, 21 June 2017. 'The Future of Newspapers' Conference, Torino, Italy - 21 Jun 2017

JEFF BEZOS: Give $10 Million to Save Climate Change

The richest man on Earth is trying to save the planet.

Jeff Bezos plans to give away $10 billion to fight climate change as part of his just-launched Bezos Earth Fund. On Instagram, the Amazon CEO says, “Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet. I want to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to explore new ways of fighting the devastating impact of climate change on this planet we all share.”

Jeff is worth about $130 billion, so his pledge accounts for only about 7.7% of his wealth.

Hot Takes:

  • With all his money, Jeff could just build a rocket ship and move to another planet.
  • All those Amazon boxes that are delivered every day must be damaging the environment.
  • Chris Rock said it best. Jeff is so rich that he got divorced and he’s still the richest man in the world.