The fund was born out of the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, a Gates-led multibillion-dollar initiative launched last year to mobilize global business and government leaders on climate change. It includes a number of left-leaning figures who have been targeted by Donald Trump directly (investor George Soros) and foreign business leaders who have worked with Trump (SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son).
Bill Gates and other billionaires are launching a climate change fund because we need an “energy miracle”
President-elect Donald Trump says he will end energy regulations, and he’s reportedly already targeting government employees who have worked on climate change. But that isn’t fazing the business community. Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Alibaba chief Jack Ma, LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, and a long list of other deep-pocketed corporate luminaries have…
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