Bill Gates: How to fund the green revolution | The Economist

The Economist – Jan 1, 2021

Bill Gates outlines his vision for a global green revolution.

He tells Zanny Minton Beddoes, our editor-in-chief, how renewable energy is merely the first step in combatting climate change. 00:00
– How to fund a green economy 00:38
– Lessons from the pandemic 01:52
– Behaviour change v innovation in technology 03:36
– Most promising renewable technologies 04:31
– Private sector investment in green technology 06:30
– How essential are carbon prices? 07:50
– Net-zero emissions targets for businesses 09:39
– America’s role in climate-change action 12:40

– What are the odds for success of green innovation?

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