Jeff Bezos seems to be very inspired by his little trip to space. Is it for the best? Here’s what he came up with on CBS This Morning : Getting rid of the industries that pollute the Earth by sending them into space.
“What I’m about to tell you is going to sound fantastic to you, but it will happen. We can move all heavy industries and all polluting industries off Earth by managing them in space, ”said the former Amazon boss .
Jeff Bezos has been criticized for going for a walk in space for fun , causing an astronomical carbon footprint (between 200 and 300 tons of carbon dioxide to launch a four-passenger rocket, the Guardian says ). However, the businessman seems to have heard of global warming. Only, he worries about it in his own way.
Where others are proposing to reduce overconsumption or even switch to renewable energies , anyone who has made a fortune with an e-commerce site does not particularly intend to reduce the production rate. “We must move heavy and polluting industries into space to preserve this sublime treasure that is the Earth. It’s going to take decades and decades, but you have to start somewhere and big things start with small steps. This is what this suborbital tourism mission allows us to do, it allows us to train, ”he added.
To go and pollute space instead of the Earth to preserve the environment, it was perhaps necessary to hover at 15,000 to think about it …