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Elon Musk says he will give $100 million for carbon capture prize

Musk, 49, is a philanthropy neophyte compared with those he just leapfrogged on the Bloomberg ranking of the world's 500 wealthiest people

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Elon Musk | Climate Change | Carbon emissions

Devon Pendleton | Bloomberg 



Elon Musk
Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., speaks during a discussion at the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, March 9, 2020 | Photo: Bloomberg

said he plans to donate $100 million toward a prize for the best carbon capture technology, weeks after he became the world’s richest person.

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First Published: Fri, January 22 2021. 14:24 IST

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