Bill Gates

Bill Gates


Sharing things I'm learning through my foundation work and other interests...

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Dr. Stephaun Wallace@imstephaunelite ) has spent the last year helping make COVID-19 vaccines work for everybody. Stephaun and his colleagues at @fredhutch  are working to reach the people who are usually left behind.

Here are five things you should know if you want to understand how variants are (and aren’t) complicating the pandemic.

It's encouraging to see innovation and clean energy investments at the forefront of @PresEle  #AmericanJobsPlantBiden 's . Building markets for new energy technologies is good for jobs today and will build the economies we need while avoiding a climate disaster.

The best way to prevent new variants from emerging is by stopping transmission of the virus altogether:

Who installed the most concrete? Check your answer:

Cement is responsible for 6% of carbon emissions globally. To get to net-zero by 2050, we need innovations to decarbonize the material. I discuss a few approaches to make low-emission cement in my climate book:

To get to net-zero emissions globally by 2050, leaders from around the world must work together. It’s encouraging to see governments, business leaders, and financial institutions committing to a successful COP26 in Glasgow later this year.

“Time” is a poetic portrait of a family who love and support each other despite their difficult circumstances. I can’t recommend it highly enough.

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Halting funding for the World Health Organization during a world health crisis is as dangerous as it sounds. Their work is slowing the spread of COVID-19 and if that work is stopped no other organization can replace them. The world needs @WHO  now more than ever.

I’m always amazed by the disconnect between what we see in the news and the reality of the world around us. As my late friend Hans Rosling would say, we must fight the fear instinct that distorts our perspective:

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It’s great to see India’s leadership in scientific innovation and vaccine manufacturing capability as the world works to end the COVID-19 pandemic @PMOIndia 

Congratulations to the Indian government on the first 100 days of . It’s great to see how many people have been reached by the program so far.

People all over the world are already being affected by a warmer world. What should the plan to address climate change look like? I write about two key strategies in this year’s annual letter.

For those of us lucky enough to get to work with Steve, it’s been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely.

#RedNoseDay is a week away! Tweet or RT using #RedNose4Kids  and our foundation will donate $10 to end child poverty.

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I hate mosquitoes. The diseases they spread kill more than half a million people every year. In fact, mosquitoes kill more people in one day than sharks kill in 100 years: #WorldMosquitoDay 

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Congratulations @narendramodi  on a remarkable win in #IndianElections2019 . Your continued commitment to improve health, nutrition, and development will significantly improve lives of many. @BJP4India 

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