13 May '11, 12pm

"When I despair why we're not moving forward, I have to think we are not being creative enough." @BillGates:

It takes a lot -- perhaps a minor miracle -- to put a thousand people in a celebratory mood at 7:15 a.m. And apparently, a public discussion with Bill Gates about climate change and its solutions is just such an occasion. This week, the former Microsoft chief and current philanthropist and head of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation served as the main attraction at a fundraiser in Seattle put on by Climate Solutions , a regional non-profit organization with operations in Washington, Oregon and Montana. During the breakfast event, Climate Solutions promoted its mission of clean energy solutions, in part through the premiere of its Solutions Stories video series , and in part through presentations from other regional environmental and political leaders, including Washington state governor Christine Gregoire; Dean Allen, CEO of architecture and construction firm McKinstry ; a...

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