A move of humanity by the famous businessman for the environment
Entrepreneurs, including Mr. Bezos, have been criticized for spending money on space travel instead of solving problems on Earth
Amazon co-founder Jeff Bezos said the Bezos Earth fund would spend $ 2 billion (1,5 1.5 billion) on landscaping and transforming food systems.
Addition to the COP26 climate conference that he had realized the fragility of nature when he traveled in space.
Entrepreneurs, including Mr. Bezos, have been criticized for spending money on space travel instead of solving problems on Earth.
Amazon has also been criticized by its employees for environmental practices.
Speaking at the COP26 conference, Mr. Bezos said: “In many parts of the world, nature is already being transformed from a coal reservoir into a coal source.”
The Bezos Earth Fund plans to spend $ 10 billion on tackling climate change in total.
“We need water and there is water, but the wrong kind.”
In Glasgow, the founder of the world's largest online retailer described the experience of traveling with his rocket ship, the New Shepard, in July as a revelation of Earth's vulnerability.
“I was told that looking at the Earth from space changes the lens from which you see the world, but I was not prepared for how true it would be,” he said.