On episode 19 of the TechRepublic podcast our panel of reporters mull the United Nations #COP21 climate summit in Paris, and the inspiring carbon-reducing innovations that emerge when technologists try to save the world.
With great power comes great responsibility. As world leaders gather in Paris to discuss the science of climate change and the future of our planet, technology innovators Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and over a dozen other technology billionaires have also convened to establish a clean energy fund called the Breakthrough Energy Coalition.
BEC plans to invest in a number of sectors including electricity generation and storage, transport, industry, agriculture and energy system efficiency.
On this episode of the TechRepublic podcast our team discusses clean energy technological innovations and how this coalition of technologists might just save the world.
Learn more about climate change innovations:
- How Sierra Club is using virtual reality to put viewers on the frontlines of climate change
- 10 ways technology is fighting climate change
- How new fuel tech could drastically reduce CO2 and generate profitable new waste stream
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