Elon Musk wants proof US$6bil can solve world hunger


Musk is CEO of the electric-vehicle company, which last week joined the handful of companies valued at more than US$1 trillion (RM4 trillion). — AFP

Elon Musk, the world’s richest man, challenged a United Nations official’s claim that just a small percentage of his wealth could help solve world hunger.

Musk was responding to comments by David Beasley, director of the UN’s World Food Programme, who repeated a call last week following an earlier tweet this month asking billionaires like Musk to "step up now, on a one-time basis.”

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