Bill Gates' efforts to divest from fossil fuels

Bill Gates' efforts to divest from fossil fuels

By Anna Domanska - Feb 15, 2021

In 2015, Bill Gates in an interview with The Atlantic talked of how disinvestment in fossil fuels by the big-name companies is not going to do much for the climate problem. He said

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Bill Gates's Cascade and Blackstone bid for Signature Aviation

Bill Gates's Cascade and Blackstone bid for Signature Aviation

By Christy Gren - Jan 09, 2021

Bill Gates’s Cascade Investment has joined the battle for Signature Aviation, allying with Blackstone to acquire Signature Aviation.

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Bill Gates’s TerraPower to build nuclear power stations with the ability to store heat energy

Bill Gates’s TerraPower to build nuclear power stations with the ability to store heat energy

By Christy Gren - Sep 01, 2020

TerraPower, Bill Gates’s nuclear energy venture hopes to build small advanced nuclear power stations that can reduce our reliance on coal-based utilities.

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Bill Gates Reveals his “Greatest Mistake Ever” as Microsoft Boss

Bill Gates Reveals his “Greatest Mistake Ever” as Microsoft Boss

By Christy Gren - Jun 26, 2019

Bill Gates has been reflecting on crucial decisions he made over Microsoft’s mobile operating system during his time at the company. In a recent interview with venture capital fi

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Bill Gates invests in surgical robot startup Vicarious Surgical

Bill Gates invests in surgical robot startup Vicarious Surgical

By Anna Domanska - Feb 19, 2019

Humanoid robot surgeon startup Vicarious Surgical is making a bold step in the healthcare industry, planning to invent a surgical routine that seems like science fiction. But would

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The Billionaire Club is Investing in this 9 Clean Energy Start-ups

The Billionaire Club is Investing in this 9 Clean Energy Start-ups

By Carrie Ann - Oct 01, 2018

In December 2016, Breakthrough Energy Coalition (BEC) announced a $1 billion fund for its clean energy initiative, Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV). It’s a billionaire club-led

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Bill Gates pledges $12 Billion to fund research for Universal flu vaccine

Bill Gates pledges $12 Billion to fund research for Universal flu vaccine

By Anna Domanska - Apr 30, 2018

Bill Gates is leading a push to develop a universal flu vaccine with a pledge of $12 million, the Verge reports. The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist announced Friday that t

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The World We Can Avoid By Removing Excess Carbon Dioxide

The World We Can Avoid By Removing Excess Carbon Dioxide

By Anna Domanska - Apr 08, 2018

In April 2017, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere went over 410 parts per million. These suggest that the last time atmospheric CO2 was over 400 ppm was at least

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Bill Gates Names His Top 5 Books of 2017

Bill Gates Names His Top 5 Books of 2017

By Anna Domanska - Dec 04, 2017

For the fifth year in a row, Microsoft co-founder and big-time philanthropist Bill Gates has released his top picks for the best books of 2017. Gates unveiled his list and reviews

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