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Bill Gates may do more to fix climate crisis than world's politicians

Bill Gates may do more to fix climate crisis than world's politicians

When Bill Gates was a nerdy kid growing up in Seattle, he gained neighborhood notoriety at Little League baseball games by doing standing jumps into garbage cans. At the time, few would have identified that skinny kid as the guy who would one day save the world.

The software industry Gates built certainly changed the universe of business and personal communication, while the fortune he has spent through the Gates Foundation has saved countless lives in developing countries. It is his latest endeavor, though, that could be the one that rescues us all.

On Monday, at the United Nations climate summit in Paris that has drawn together leaders from most of the countries on Earth,...

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