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Vox: What Bill Gates is afraid of

What’s likeliest to kill more than 10 million human beings in the next 20 years? It’s probably not what you’d think.  

The Verge: Bill Gates interview | How the world will change by 2030

The Verge sat down with Bill Gates to talk about his ambitious vision for improving the lives of the poor through technology. It just so happens that The Verge exists to explore that kind of change — which is why Bill Gates will be The Verge’s first ever guest editor in February.  

Davos 2014 Panel Discussion: Changing the Climate for Growth and Development

Published on Jan 24, 2014 An unprecedented international effort will be made in September during the UN General Assembly to energize leaders to successfully negotiate a climate change agreement and set new goals for ending extreme poverty globally. How can government and business work together to ensure that this extraordinary effort leads to action? Speakers: …

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Fireside Chat: Bill Gates and Dr. Steven Chu

Published on Mar 6, 2014 Moderator – John Podesta, Center for American Progress, Chair and Counselor Steven Chu, U.S. Department of Energy, Secretary Bill Gates, Microsoft, Chairman Discussing energy technology innovation and future energy sources. And different approaches to global warming and green house gas emissions. The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) advances high-potential, high-impact …

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Bill Gates and Hans Rosling: On Global Poverty

Bill Gates and Professor Hans Rosling discuss the global poverty project, at the London School of Economics and Political Science. The Global Poverty Project has partnered with The Co–operative during 2012, the UN Year of Co-operatives, to launch a new initiative that will raise awareness and inspire communities to take action for the 1.4 billion …

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Bill Gates: Energy Innovation

Fora TV presents Bill Gates, who reflects on the future of nuclear power in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster in Japan. “Software simulation changes the game,” argues Gates, highlighting the advantage of being able to virtually test new designs before building them. Gates underlines the importance of substituting energy innovation, for these being able …

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Bill Gates: Innovating to zero!

Bill Gates unveils his vision for the world’s energy future at TED2010, describing the need for “miracles” to avoid planetary catastrophe and explaining why he’s backing a dramatically different type of nuclear reactor. The necessary goal? Zero carbon emissions globally by 2050. Bill Gates on energy: Innovating to zero! [KGVID width=”720″ height=”400″]http://www.ourprg.com/Video/BillGates_2010-480p-en.mp4[/KGVID]