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Andrew Steer: Fighting Climate Change with Innovation

September 3, 2021

Dr. Andrew Steer, head of the Bezos Earth Fund. Read his F&D article 

There's been a shift in the economic understanding of climate change of late. Climate action, once believed a trade-off to economic growth, is now seen by many economists as an opportunity to drive innovation and increase efficiency. After almost a decade at the World Resources Institute, Andrew Steer is now President and CEO of the Bezos Earth Fund, which has committed $10 billion toward supporting new technologies that help reduce our impact on nature. Rhoda Metcalfe sat down with Dr. Steer to talk about his recent article in Finance and Development magazine. In this podcast, he says philanthropy has a big role to play in addressing climate change.

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Dr. Andrew Steer is President and CEO of the Bezos Earth Fund.