Bezos Declares this move one year after “The Climate Pledge”, which is the organization’s responsibility to be 100% controlled by renewable energy by 2025
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos declared on Monday in an Instagram post that he will give USD 791 million in awards as a component of his Bezos Earth Fund to 16 associations that are attempting to secure the climate.
“I’ve spent the past several months learning from a group of incredibly smart people who’ve made it their life’s work to fight climate change and its impact on communities around the world,” Bezos wrote in an Instagram post. “. I’m inspired by what they’re doing, and excited to help them scale, we can all protect Earth’s future by taking bold action now,” he added.
The complete list of grantees is a blend of famous NGOs, labs, reforestation, and atmosphere equity bunches including The Climate and Clean Energy Equity Fund, ClimateWorks Foundation, Dream Corps Green For All, Eden Reforestation Projects, Energy Foundation, Environmental Defense Fund,
The Hive Fund for Climate and Gender Justice, Natural Resources Defense Council, The Nature Conservancy, NDN Collective, Rocky Mountain Institute, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, The Solutions Project, Union of Concerned Scientists, World Resources Institute and World Wildlife Fund.
This comes one year after Amazon declared “The Climate Pledge”, which is the organization’s responsibility to be 100% controlled by renewable energy by 2025 and be net-zero carbon by 2040. Amazon has likewise bought 100,000 electric conveyance vehicles and put USD 100 million into reforestation tasks and “climate mitigation solutions”
Now no additional charges for Amazon Fire TV subscribers to watch HBO Max
Washington (US) –
People with Amazon Fire TV streaming gadgets, Fire TV Edition savvy TVs, and Fire tablets can stack HBO Max straightforwardly on those gadgets from November 17.
As indicated by The Verge, it is conceivable gratitude to an arrangement among Amazon and HBO proprietor WarnerMedia. As of not long ago, Amazon permitted HBO clients to get to a form of HBO Now, however there was no real way to get Max, WarnerMedia’s new web-based feature.
WarnerMedia’s declaration noticed that current HBO supporters who adhere to Amazon’s Prime Video Procedure alternative (Channels permits Amazon Prime endorsers of procurement singular designs for specific decorations) will likewise have the option to sign into Max for no extra expense.
For other HBO item supporters, the HBO application on Fire TV and Fire tablets will naturally switch over to HBO Max, so the clients don’t need to accomplish any work. Individuals can sign in with their present HBO certifications. New clients will have the option to pursue HBO Max legitimately inside the application also.
According to The Verge, Tony Goncalves, head of deals and dissemination for WarnerMedia, said in a public statement, “Our proceeded with objective is to make HBO Max and its unrivaled substance accessible to clients over all the gadgets they love. Fire TV is a top choice among clients and we anticipate working with the Amazon group to draw in and develop our current supporter base by displaying all that HBO Max needs to offer.”
International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) President, Thomas Bach, on Thursday got a chance to have a first glimpse of Athletes Village for Tokyo Olympics.
IOC Media’s official Twitter handle posted a photo of Thomas Bach visiting Athletes Village on Tuesday and the caption of the post read: “This is the place to be! President Bach gets his first glimpse of the Athletes’ Village for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 #Tokyo2020.” Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike on Monday had met with Thomas Bach and said that Japan is fully committed to host safe and secure Olympics next year.
Koike added that Japan will set a new benchmark for future generations by hosting the Olympics economically.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had received the Olympic Movement’s highest award, the Olympic Order in Gold. Abe assisted with dominating the Matches for Tokyo in 2013.
He later showed up surprisingly at the closing ceremony of Olympic Games Rio 2016, dressed as Super Mario.
In September, a series of measures were agreed upon by the IOC Coordination Commission and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee to make the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 fit for a post-crown world.
The IOC is working closely with the International Federations, National Olympic Committees, and other event organisers to get fundamental contribution as a part of an ongoing audit of the best practices and key learnings taken from the resumption of sporting events in Japan and around the world.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics were delayed due to the Covid pandemic. The super occasion will presently be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021, and the Paralympics will occur from August 24 to September 5, 2021.
This Thursday, Former President Barack Obama to appear on Jimmy Kimmel’s show.
Former American President Barack Obama will be Jimmy Kimmel’s guest on Thursday at the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live,’ the show reported on Monday night (local time).
Obama will be appearing with Kimmel to discuss his new diary, ‘A Promised Land,’ which is the first of two books about his presidency. Obama has become a regular on the format after he became the first sitting American president to appear on a late-night show with his appearance at ‘The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,’ in 2009.
The former President has also been a guest on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,’ ‘The Daily Show,’ ‘The Late Show With David Letterman,’ ‘The Colbert Report,’ and ‘Late Night With Conan O’Brien.’
Obama mentioned in an article for The Atlantic that he has composed a book to inspire youths so they keep believing in democracy.
He had additionally delivered a playlist denoting the arrival of the book on Monday. The playlist comprised of vital melodies from when he was in the office.
Few songs in the playlist are ‘Halo’ by Beyonce, ‘Cherish the Day,’ by Sade, ‘Michelle,’ by The Beatles.
Zac Brown Band to feature in the same show on Thursday night as musical guest.