Mike Cohen / Getty ImagesBill Gates, the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks onstage at 2019 New York Times Dealbook on Nov. 6, 2019, in New York City. (Mike Cohen / Getty Images)
Bill Gates is one of the many high-profile speakers who will be featured during the Biden administration’s virtual climate summit on Thursday and Friday.
Michael Bloomberg, Pope Francis and the heads of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the World Bank join Bill Gates on the extensive list of speakers.
Gates founded Breakthrough Energy in 2015 to support “the innovations that will lead the world to net-zero emissions,” according to the company’s website.
“We are encouraging the development of new net-zero energy technologies, championing policies that speed innovation from lab to market, and bringing together governments,