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Microsoft's Gates To Start Multi-Billion-Dollar Clean Tech Initiative

Reuters

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will launch a multi-billion-dollar clean energy research and development initiative with heads of state on Monday, the opening day of the U.N. climate change summit in Paris, the French government said Friday.

Gates and a group of developing and developed countries will launch the Clean Tech Initiative, in which countries will commit to doubling their clean energy technology research and development budgets by 2020 and private investors will boost their own investments in the sector.

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WizzroSupreme1055d ago

Good on him. The world could do with a little less pollution, or so our polar ice caps would argue.

dcbronco1054d ago

They have become rather vocal in their own way haven't they.