Bill Gates on the risks of climate change and corporate responsibility

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    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is out with a new book called “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster.” In the book he warns that the economic damage caused by climate change will likely be as bad as having a Covid-size pandemic every decade. Gates sat down with CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin to discuss what he thinks the role of business should be in solving this problem.

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