Wired Business Conference: Bill Gates on Energy Innovation
Thursday, August 4, 2011

Bill Gates opens this 56 minute video of a question and answer session from the recent Wired Business Conference with the following answer to a question about his investments in nuclear power: 

"The key in energy, I think is that the status quo is pretty unacceptable. That is in terms of security, in terms of cost, in terms of environmental impact, if we dont have innovation in energy we don't improve much at all. Energy is fundamental to farming, transport, heating...if you can think of one advance that would change society and make it better, reducing the cost of energy would be almost at the top of the list I think."

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