The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation announced earlier this week that they would be doling out $100 million for global warming research over the next five years.

The money will go to nonprofit groups, research institutions, and universities to support developing policies and technologies that will reduce emissions and help build a “clean energy economy.”

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“The foundation’s goal is to keep us from losing the game in the first quarter so that we will still be in a position to win in the fourth quarter,” Andrew Bowman, the guy in charge of handing out the big bucks for the foundation, told the Associated Press.

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