Where’s our money? Greens accuse billionaire Richard Branson of not fulfilling pledges

Watts Up With That?

Eric Worrall writes: Flamboyant British Billionaire Richard Branson, the man behind Virgin Galactic, the commercial space tourism venture, has been accused by greens of not fulfilling $3 billion of his green funding pledges.
Richard-Branson_Al-GoreAccording to The Guardian, a prominent Green UK daily newspaper;

“Richard Branson has failed to deliver on his much-vaunted pledge to spend $3bn (£1.8bn) over a decade to develop a low carbon fuel.

Seven years into the pledge, Branson has paid out only a small fraction of the promised money – well under $300m – according to a new book by the writer and activist, Naomi Klein.”

Branson responded that he has lost a lot of money on green investments;

“There is no question that Virgin is involved in a number of businesses that emit a lot of carbon, and that is one of the reasons why I have to work particularly hard … but, more importantly…

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