Amazon launches $£2 billion fund to meet net zero
Amazon has launched a $2 billion fund to support the development of technologies that will help it and other companies meet a net-zero carbon pledge by 2040.Last year, Amazon and Global Optimism co-founded the Climate Pledge, a commitment to reach the Paris Agreement 10 years early and to be net zero carbon by 2040. The Climate Pledge Fund, with an initia
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