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Sharing things I'm learning through my foundation work and other interests.
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We need the world’s brightest minds working on preventing the worst effects of climate change. I’m placing my bets in five key areas:
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Bill Gates Oct 18
How many drivers would have to switch to electric cars to equal the annual emissions saved by replacing one coal power plant with a nuclear plant? Check your answer here and see if you can beat my score on the rest of this climate change quiz:
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Bill Gates Oct 17
I’m in Brussels this week to sign an agreement between Breakthrough Energy and the . We’re creating a pilot fund that will invest €100 million in European companies working to stop climate change.
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Bill Gates Oct 16
Paul deserved more time in life. He would have made the most of it. I will miss him tremendously.
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Bill Gates Oct 15
Creativity is how the younger generations will solve the world’s toughest problems. What will you create?
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Bill Gates Oct 13
The balloon that helped me take this selfie could help us win the fight against poverty. Here’s how it works:
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Bill Gates Oct 11
Data can help farmers improve their yields and increase their incomes. A team of amazing researchers has developed a series of innovations that might one day put -changing information in the hands of even the poorest farmers:
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Bill Gates Oct 10
Of all the things I’ve discussed with , one of the most thought-provoking might be blitzscaling. I’m glad Reid and are sharing their insights on how to start and scale companies in their new book.
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Bill Gates Oct 10
I just shared a new list on . These books make me optimistic about the world and help me understand the role of innovation in driving progress.
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Bill Gates Oct 8
The leadership of and the Indian government has played an important role in improving sanitation. Now is the time to build on the success of .
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Bill Gates Oct 7
I’ve been traveling to African countries regularly for more than two decades. I wish others could come along so they could see what I see: a young continent filled with optimism and innovation.
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Bill Gates Oct 6
Clean energy is one of the smartest investments our country can make. is leading the way with some exciting new investments in energy storage.
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Bill Gates Oct 5
Congratulations to on receiving this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. He and his team have helped more than 50,000 survivors of sexual violence rebuild their lives.
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Bill Gates Oct 5
Congratulations to on receiving this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Melinda and I met Nadia at our Goalkeepers event last month, and were deeply moved by her humanity and compassion.
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Bill Gates Oct 4
Addressing climate change will require unprecedented innovation. I recently spent time with the world-class leadership team , and I’m excited about the potential represented by these investments.
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Bill Gates Oct 4
Innovation can happen anywhere. In , I argue that the best way to guarantee that everyone benefits from the next great idea is to maintain strong ties around the world.
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Bill Gates Oct 3
. is a great new app that makes it easy to save and share recommendations with friends and family. It’s been a lot of fun working with the team at Likewise, and I’m excited to see what you think of it.
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Bill Gates Oct 2
In his great book “Born A Crime,” shared that his mother instilled in him a sense that his “ideas and thoughts and decisions mattered.” On , we talked about how we can ensure all young people believe in their power and potential:
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Bill Gates Oct 2
I am saddened to hear ’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma has returned, but I share his optimism about the progress in medicine and admire his tenacity. He can beat this again.
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Bill Gates Oct 2
I’ve never seen a story quite like ’s: A former club promoter, he has become one of the world’s leading voices on water and sanitation. Congrats Scott on .
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