Zero carbon emissions may seem a lofty goal. But to philanthropist Bill Gates, “energy miracles” are merely great challenges, not impossibilities. In this case, the miracles have a deadline and the consequences of failure are grim, especially for the world’s poor. Gates conveys a sense of urgency and delivers an impassioned call to action. getAbstract recommends this TED Talk for its methodical analyses and hopeful yet practical conclusions.
In this summary, you will learn
- How carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions affect the planet and its poorest inhabitants,
- Why reducing CO2 output to zero is essential and
- What five concepts could be the solution.
About the Speaker
Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft and pioneered the creation of personal computers. He devotes most of his time to philanthropy through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.