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Video: Remember the Time Bill Gates Put 'Green' Energy in the Hot Seat?

Added 10-03-22 08:45:03am EST - “'Do you guys on Wall Street, do you have something in your desks that make steel? Where's the fertilizer?' Gates asked.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “Video: Remember the Time Bill Gates Put 'Green' Energy in the Hot Seat?”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

California’s banning the sale of new electric cars by 2035, but don’t worry: You’ll have a Tesla charging at home, powered by renewables like solar and wind. And, if corporations don’t want to change over to renewable energy quickly enough, banks can always tank their ESG score and force them to. Won’t it be wonderful?

You’d think Bill Gates — the billionaire former Microsoft CEO and current climate-change scold — would agree. After all, the man just authored a book called “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster,” so you’d think all this would be like a soft purr of a wind turbine to his ears.

However, while Gates is a scold, he’s also a realist — and, at a 2018 conference, he put green energy utopians in the hot seat.

Gates, speaking at Stanford University’s Global Energy Forum, was asked by session chairman Arun Majumdar about the promise of non-nuclear, non-carbon energy.

“A lot of people are very optimistic, as you know, with wind and solar, the renewables cost coming down, the battery costs are coming down,” Majumdar said. “Do you think that’s enough?”

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