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

BUSINESS INSIDER: Bill Gates says companies have gone from staying private too long to going public too soon and that he's avoiding 'low quality' SPACs

Gates sat down with CNBC's Becky Quick and former US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson to discuss his climate-related work for the economic club of New York on Friday. In the interview, the billionaire philanthropist was asked about the rise of SPACs and whether or not they would be a benefit to "green" startups.


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Co-Chair of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates & Founder and Chairman of the Paulson Institute, Hank Paulson

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

The Economic Club of New York is honored to welcome Bill Gates and Hank Paulson. In a conversation with Co-Host of CNBC's Squawk Box Becky Quick - exploring the economic steps and evolving technologies the private sector can leverage to mitigate the challenges of climate change.