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CO-CHAIR OF THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION, BILL GATES & FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE PAULSON INSTITUTE, HANK PAULSON

CNBC: Bill Gates Is Reaching for the High-Hanging Fruit on Climate

Gates elaborated on that point on April 1 in a video talk hosted by the Economic Club of New York. “To get to zero [emissions], you can’t leave the hard categories alone,” the co-founder of Microsoft Corp., now a full-time philanthropist, told the online audience. (He appeared with former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.) “We’ve put all the effort into the easy categories of cars and power generation,” Gates said. “In the hard categories, the work has barely, barely begun. You don’t get success unless you cover them all.”

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