Blair appointed 'green energy' adviser to US venture capital giant Khosla Ventures

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London, May 25 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will be a part-time adviser on green energy to US venture capital firm Khosla Ventures.

According to a BBC report, Blair will provide strategic advice regarding investments in environmentally friendly or helpful technologies.

A company press release quoted Blair, as saying: "Solving the climate crisis is more than just a political agenda item - it's an urgent priority that requires innovation, creativity, and ambition."

Company owner Vinod Khosla said: "Understanding local and global politics is now important for us, techie nerds. This is where our relationship with Tony Blair can really help us. Tony understands far better than I ever will the political and geopolitical forces, as well as organization behaviour and social behaviour and change."

Blair is currently the special UN envoy for the Middle East quartet, which comprises the United Nations, Russia, the United States and the European Union. He also runs the Tony Blair Faith Foundation.

The business, started in 2004, specializes in environmentally friendly technologies. These include solar, wind and nuclear energy projects. (ANI)

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