Bill Gates: My green manifesto

The billionaire philanthropist offers four bold ideas to help businesses take on the climate crisis.

A coal-fired power station in Niederaussem, Germany. PHOTO: AFP

(FINANCIAL TIMES) In the conversations I have about climate change, one question comes up more than any other: "How can I help?"

Sometimes, it's an individual who simply wants to know whether to stop buying plastic straws. (Answer: It doesn't do much for climate change, but it does help the environment in other ways.)

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