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408, 2015

We Need Clean-Energy Innovation, and Lots of It

By |August 4th, 2015|Impressions|0 Comments

by Bill Gates, Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Originally posted at www.gatesnotes.com

Last month, during a trip to Europe, I mentioned that I plan to invest $1 billion in clean energy technology over the next five years. This will be a fairly big increase over the investments I am already making, and I am doing it because I believe that the next half-decade will bring many breakthroughs that will help solve climate change. As I argued in this 2010 TED talk, we need to be able to power all sectors of the economy with sources that do not emit any carbon dioxide.

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