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Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, shows another side to his genius: He provides a focused discussion of the global energy situation and shares deep insights on a range of energy-related issues. getAbstract recommends his articulate, state-of-the-art overview of energy’s present and future.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why energy innovation is more important than conservation,
  • What the future of each energy source offers, and
  • What the shortcomings of current and future energy production are.

About the Speaker

Bill Gates is a co-founder of Microsoft. He is also co-founder and co-chairman of the Seattle-based Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.



Energy sources fall into two classifications: “energy factories” – that is, nuclear power, natural gas and coal – and “energy farming” – wind, solar, biofuel, and so on. Each energy source raises cost, environmental and security concerns...

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