Jeff Bezos’ Earth Fund commits another $443 million to climate justice and conservation

On Monday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced his Earth Fund’s latest round of grants: $443 million to be spent primarily on land conservation and restoration and efforts to reduce environmental burdens on marginalized communities. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/6/22821102/jeff-bezos-earth-fund-443-million-grants-climate-justice-conservation

Toyota will build a $1.29 billion electric vehicle battery factory in North Carolina

Toyota will build a $1.29 billion battery factory in North Carolina in an effort to bring some of its electric vehicle supply chain to the US. The news comes on the heels of Toyota’s announcement that it will invest around $13. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/6/22820925/toyota-battery-factory-north-carolina-electric-vehicle-ev

Designers hope hydrogen-powered plane will fly halfway around the world without refueling

One of the toughest nuts to crack when it comes to developing carbon-free transportation is flying. Commercial electric planes won’t be feasible until batteries become more powerful and lightweight. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/hydrogen-plane-concept-flyzero-uk-aerospace-technology-institute-163107894.html