Tag: Bill Gates

Tale of Two Crises: Billionaires Gain as Workers Feel Pandemic Pain

Nation’s Billionaire’s See Net Worth Jump $434B in First Two Months of Pandemic America’s billionaires bound far ahead financially even as the rest of America was locked down during the first two months of the coronavirus pandemic, a new report by Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) and the Institute for Policy Studies – Program on Inequality (IPS) shows. Between March 18—the rough start date… Read more »

Global Leaders Call for Urgent Acceleration of Climate Adaptation Solutions

On the heels of one of the deadliest summers of climate-related weather disasters affecting countries all over the world, an unprecedented gathering of global leaders today launched the new Global Commission on Adaptation to catalyze a global movement to bring scale and speed to climate adaptation solutions. The Global Commission on Adaptation is led by Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, Bill… Read more »