Microsoft cofounder, philanthropist, and innovator Bill Gates just released his much anticipated book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need. He describes it, simply, as “a plan for eliminating greenhouse gas emissions.” And as usual, the internet is responding with polarized excitement and conspiracy theories.Expand Expanding Close
Bill Gates made positive comments about Elon Musk’s effort to combat climate change, and the comments came just after Musk accused Gates of shorting Tesla (TSLA).Expand Expanding Close
Elon Musk revealed that he has heard that Bill Gates had a big short position on Tesla (TSLA), and he might have lost a lot of money on it.Expand Expanding Close
A group of billionaires led by Bill Gates creates $1 billion fund to invest in breakthrough clean energy tech
Not new to investing in early stage and high-risk energy ventures himself, Bill Gates has now recruited an impressive line-up of billionaire investors to join in creating a new $1 billion investment fund to finance early research in big early stage ideas in the field of clean energy.