29 Jun '15, 7pm

Bill Gates invests $2bn in renewables but refuses to divest from fossil fuels.

Over the past few years, Gates has been criticized for his investments in fossil fuel companies such as BP , which inspired The Guardian to launch a campaign asking the Gates’ Foundation and Wellcome Trust to divest from these companies. The campaign garnered 223,000 signatures, but the foundation refuses to remove their interest in these companies. Critics wonder if the new $2 billion investment in renewables will offset the effects of the fossil fuel industry emissions Gates is essentially bank-rolling.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/bill-gates-invests-2bn-in-renewables...

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