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

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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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