Bill Gates will invest as much as $2 billion in new clean energy partnership with US and India

On Monday, Bill Gates will announce one of the largest clean-energy partnerships in history, according to a new report in ClimateWire. The partnership will be focused on researching and deploying new sources of carbon-free energy, funded by billions of dollars from Gates and other philanthropists. At the same time, a coalition of nations including the United States and India have agreed to double their research and development funding for clean energy research. The announcement is timed to the United Nation’s annual summit on climate change, which will take place in Paris beginning on Monday. “This is the single biggest cooperative research and development partnership in history,” a source told Greenwire.

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