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Innovating to zero! | Bill Gates

Innovating to zero! | Bill Gates

I’m going to talk today about energy and climate. And that might seem a bit surprising, because my full-time work at the foundation is mostly about vaccines and seeds, about the things that we need to invent and deliver to help the poorest two billion live better lives. But energy and climate are extremely important …

FELLOW DWELLERS OF THE EARTH

FELLOW DWELLERS OF THE EARTH

fellow dwellers of the earth my name is eight billion I contain an angel and the devil struggling inside the face I dress various to survive always hungry for power never enough to content I look for inner peace whilst consumed by grudge for sons for daughters for the self please be advised there long …

Climate & Energy: Energy efficiency and air pollution

Climate & Energy: Energy efficiency and air pollution

It’s crazy but it’s true: Americans spend two billion dollars a year to NOT watch TV. Hi, I’m Michael Regan, and I work on Environmental Defense Fund’s partnerships with people and communities to save energy. Devices like TVs, cable boxes, and microwave ovens keep using electricity even when they’re turned off, running up your electric …

How Many People Can Earth Support?

How Many People Can Earth Support?

As of 2015 Planet Earth is home to 7 billion people but the population is estimated to reach up to 11 billion by 2050. That’s an increase of 4 billion people in just 35 years. But researchers warn that planet Earth cannot sustain 11 billion people. Is this true? Is there a limit to how …

Power to the Planet – Natural Gas

Power to the Planet – Natural Gas

Natural gas is also abundant, but unlike coal and oil, it’s virtually clean, and it’s comparatively cheap and easy to build a gas-fired power station. Natural gas is a very dense fossil fuel. It produces a lot of energy. It has a lower pollution footprint and lower carbon footprint than coal. 20% of the world’s …