Monday, June 29, 2015

Bill Gates claims to have invested $1bn in renewable technologies

Microsoft founder and billionaire  has called for international Governments to triple R&D funding for renewable technologies in order to find a 'magic solution' to climate change.
He  supports new ideas such as high altitude wind power,  ‘solar chemical’ power, which creates an artificial version of photosynthesis to produce hydrocarbons, as well as Travelling Wave Reactors, which use nuclear waste to produce energy. Gates himself claims to have invested $1bn in renewable technologies like these and says he plans to double that investment over the next five years. Read more at http://www.edie.net