Tuberculosis has haunted humanity for millennia—it’s even been found in Egyptian mummies. This is the story of a doctor on the frontlines of the fight against one of the world’s oldest diseases: b-gat.es/2BEWtkG
Before we got married, Melinda and I talked about how we would give back. We agreed that, once you’ve taken care of your family, the best use of extra wealth is to help make the world a better place. Join us in one of our favorite traditions b-gat.es/2DHPU2a#GivingTuesday
Considering the impact Silicon Valley has on our lives, I’m surprised how rarely pop culture gets it right. To understand how it works today, you should watch @SiliconHBO. Personally, I identify most with Richard Hendricks: b-gat.es/2Q4IEnO
I’m at @Stanford today to talk about energy innovation. To prevent the worst effects of climate change, we need to get to zero net greenhouse gas emissions in every sector of the economy within 50 years. Here’s how we can do it: b-gat.es/2PFvayq#StanfordGEF
In a country where most people were uneasy discussing sex, Mechai Viravaidya pushed the conversation out into the open. Thanks to his efforts, Thailand became one of the first countries to achieve a decline in HIV infections: b-gat.es/2PvBBEq
As long as polio exists anywhere, it is a threat to children everywhere. The progress that we’ve made is thanks to the heroic efforts of health workers, governments, partners, and donors who are working to reach every child.
I try to visit India at least once a year, and every time I’m excited by something new that our foundation’s partners are working on. Here are a few notable updates from the @BMGFIndia team: b-gat.es/2EEWIzQ#StrongerTogether
Over the next year, I will be writing a lot about the effort to stop climate change. If you’re interested in a first look at what I’m reading and learning, join the Gates Notes community: b-gat.es/2PdPdnx
If all the cattle in the world joined together to start their own country, they would be the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Here are four more mind-blowing facts about climate change: b-gat.es/2PaHLK0
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