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BILL GATES

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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

by Bill Gates

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51 Billion to Zero

Every year, about 51 billion tons of greenhouse gases are added to our atmosphere, with the number still increasing.

Zero is the amount we need to aim for in order to stop climate ch...

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Causes of Global Warming

Contrary to popular belief, emissions caused by car traffic and aviation only make up around 16% of all greenhouse gases emitted.

The remaining 84% are caused by the production of food, elect...

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1 - How we plug in

Generating electricity causes 27% of greenhouse gas emissions.

Today, fossil fuels account for two-thirds of all electricity generated worldwide. Getting all this en...

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2 - How we make things

Production of plastics, concrete and steel causes 31% of greenhouse gas emissions.

By 2060, urbanization will have approximately doubled. That's the equivalent of putting up ...

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3 - How we grow things

Food production causes 19% of greenhouse gas emissions.

In agriculture, the main culprit isn't carbon dioxide, but methane. It causes 28 times more warming per molec...

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4 - How we get around

Vehicle traffic causes 16% of greenhouse gas emissions.

For short-distance vehicles, like cars and buses, going all-electric is an efficient alternative to gasoline....

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5 - How we keep cool and warm

Air conditioning causes 7% of greenhouse gas emissions.

With climate change warming the earth more and more, A/C demand is on the rise.

The biggest problem here are the coolant...

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