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    Can Jeff Bezos Beat Global Warming?

    Describing climate change as “the biggest threat to our planet," the world’s richest man announced yesterday that he’s launching the $10 billion Bezos Earth Fund to help experts and activists fight global warming. But some say the Amazon founder should start with his own house: Through the tech giant’s sprawling delivery network and web services, it has an enormous environmental footprint.

    How could the company improve? It's pledged to introduce 100,000 electric vehicles to its delivery force and go plastic-free in India by this summer — in addition to donating $100 million to reforestation.

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