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Jeff Bezos' climate change philanthropy has quite a few (hidden) strings attached


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SOURCE: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/jeff-bezos-climate-change-philanthropy-has-quite-few-hidden-strings-ncna1143791
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Part of the reason billionaires can swoop in and position themselves as the saviors on so many different issues — climate change being the latest — is that government has failed to take bold action. These kinds of massive structural changes could not be accomplished by the private sector alone; Bezos' $10 billion wouldn't even cover the cost of New York City's Second Avenue Subway line, let alone a large-scale transformation of the entire country.This is because, as Giridharadas writes, "changing the world asks more than giving back. Through state spending, regulatory powers and the tax code, the government set the framework and priorities that businesses then responded to — and if we have any hope of cutting emissions in half by 2030, as the scientists tell us we need to do, we'll need the government to use its power to reset the rules once again.The Bezos Earth Fund may help shepherd along some new technologies, but billionaire philanthropy will not alter the regulatory structure that created the problem in the first place.

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