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‘No chance’ of global heating below 1.5C but nuclear tech ‘promising’ in climate crisis, Bill Gates says

By Peter Hannam

23 Jan 2023 · 2 min read

Editor's Note

Billionaire and founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, told an audience in Sydney that the world will be lucky to avoid 2.5C of heating. Gates is hopeful on a number of other issues, The Guardian reports.

The world will be lucky to avoid 2.5C of heating, but emerging technology may help avert even worse, Bill Gates has told a Sydney audience.

The US billionaire and philanthropist told the Lowy Institute on Monday that while malaria still killed more children – 400,000 a year – the climate crisis was “worth investing in massively because it will get worse and worse over time”.

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