Susan O’Keeffe: A self-appointed saviour is not the answer to climate change
With his energy, ideas and financial clout, Bill Gates has lots to offer but this complex problem will need a vast array of responses led by democratic routes
Bill Gates, saviour of the universe: it’s not yet a slogan but it’s one the American billionaire businessman would dearly love to come true. The co-founder of Microsoft is using the challenge posed by the current pandemic to persuade people to look more seriously at what he calls the greatest issue facing planet Earth: climate change.
In a BBC interview this week, Gates even suggested that, by comparison with the climate...
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