William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist.He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation. Even in the face of heart-wrenching videos of starving polar bears in Canada and dramatic wildfires in Southern California, Bill Gates is staying optimistic about our ability to combat climate change. Fires burning across the Amazon rainforest have renewed the debate about solutions to climate change.

At TED2010, Bill Gates unveils his vision for the world's energy future, describing the need for "miracles" to avoid planetary catastrophe and explaining why he's backing a dramatically different type of nuclear reactor. Windmills and solar panels are less expensive and can contribute to reducing the emission of Green House gases. The House actually passed a climate-change bill [in 2009], when it was a Democratic Congress. Zero carbon emissions globally by 2050. Join the Gates Notes community to get regular updates from Bill on key topics like global health and climate change, to access exclusive content, comment on stories, participate in giveaways, and more. Bill Gates launches effort to help the world adapt to climate change Many people are already facing the impacts of a changing climate and need help adjusting now, world leaders assert. There’s a class of voters who care about this, that I think both parties should want to compete for. In an 80-second video shared on YouTube, Gates sheds light on the way forward. In a letter marking the 20th anniversary of the foundation, the couple said that climate has emerged as a key issue for the Microsoft co-founder, while gender equality has become a focus for his wife. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), president and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. Bill Gates is backing the first high-altitude experiment of … The entire Global Cooling, Global Warming, Climate Change, or whatever-these-proven-frauds-are-calling-it-now movement is now so insulated, so corrupted, and so zealously protected by their pals in the corporate media, that a Bill Gates can plunk down $43 million … Fires burning across the Amazon rainforest have renewed the debate about solutions to climate change. Bill and Melinda Gates, co-founders of the worlds biggest private foundation, said fighting climate change and promoting gender equality will be prominent issues in their philanthropy going forward. The necessary goal? Join the Gates Notes community to get regular updates from Bill on key topics like global health and climate change, to access exclusive content, comment on stories, participate in giveaways, and more. 3 Minute Read With a squishy cat toy, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates breaks down the alarming issue of climate change. Even in the face of heart-wrenching videos of starving polar bears in Canada and dramatic wildfires in Southern California, Bill Gates is staying optimistic about our ability to combat climate change.