Why billionaire climate philanthropists will always be part of the problem

Jeff Bezos, AmazonCEO and the richest man alive, recently made headlines after pledging to donate $10 billion to a new “Bezos Earth Fund” to help combat climate change. It’s one of the largestcharitable gifts in history. Though details regarding the exact kind of work that will be funded are scarce, Bezos noted in his announcement on Instagramthat the new global initiative will “fund scientists, activists, NGOs – any effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect the natural world.”Though Bezos’ interest in climate change is commendable, his latest venture is far more probl…

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