As Washington inks ‘most ambitious’ climate rules in U.S., lawmaker praises tech’s supporting role

As Washington inks ‘most ambitious’ climate rules in U.S., lawmaker praises tech’s supporting role

Electrifying the ferry system in Washington is one of the plans to reduce the state’s carbon footprint. (Brent Roraback photo) Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill this week that …

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Bill Gates shares 3 steps to a clean energy economy in message to Leaders Summit on Climate

Bill Gates shares 3 steps to a clean energy economy in message to Leaders Summit on Climate

Bill Gates during his message to the Leaders Summit on Climate on Friday. (YouTube screenshot) Bill Gates participated on the second day of President Joe Biden’s virtual “Leaders Summit on …

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Bill Gates on his high-risk climate investments, and spurring innovation to save the planet

Bill Gates on his high-risk climate investments, and spurring innovation to save the planet

Bill Gates’ new book, “How to Avoid Climate Catastrophe,” is out Tuesday. He spoke to GeekWire prior to the release. (John Keatley photo) Breakthrough Energy Ventures hit the headlines last …

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In ‘How to Avoid a Climate Disaster,’ Bill Gates charts a difficult course that might just be doable

In ‘How to Avoid a Climate Disaster,’ Bill Gates charts a difficult course that might just be doable

Bill Gates wrote “How to Avoid Climate Catastrophe” and spoke to GeekWire about the book. (Image from a video of the GeekWire interview on February 8, 2021) In his new …

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Microsoft cut carbon emissions 6% last year, predicts climate investments will pay off in long run

Microsoft cut carbon emissions 6% last year, predicts climate investments will pay off in long run

A quiet Microsoft campus during the COVID-19 pandemic. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) In the first year since aiming to go carbon negative by 2030, Microsoft announced Thursday that it …

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