Eggsplained: Debunking claims Bill Gates caused US egg shortages
08 February 2023 | 10:49 am
Social media posts and articles link Microsoft founder Bill Gates to widespread egg scarcity in the United States, citing his funding in plant-based egg industries and major investment in US farmland and agriculture. Vedika Bahl cracks the code in this episode of Truth or Fake.
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16 Nov 2017
A real estate investment firm owned by Bill Gates has invested in a project to build a smart city in the Arizona desert.
25 Mar 2018
Nigeria will thrive when every Nigerian can thrive - Bill Gates.
23 Jan 2019
Bill Gates, co-founder at Microsoft, discusses funding for global health initiatives, dealing with workers who lose jobs to technology, and privacy and the protection of data.
20 Sep 2019
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates talks about the impact of climate change on poorer countries and his view that more government subsidies should be directed toward emerging technologies such as renewable energy storage and offshore wind. Gates spoke to Bloomberg Television's Erik Schatzker in Seattle.
18 Sep 2019
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair and Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates speaks to Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker at the Foundation's HQ in Seattle. On Tuesday, the foundation released its annual Goalkeepers report. The study seeks to monitor and aid the progress of the United Nations in achieving in its Sustainable Development Goals, which the foundation says are being hindered by persistent inequality. They also discuss climate change, U.S. Tax policy and calls for breaking up America's biggest technology companies.
17 Oct 2019
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair and Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates talks about how government should help tackle climate change. He appears on "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations." The show was recorded on June 24 in Washington.
19 Oct 2019
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair and Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates talks about the government's role in regulating the tech industry. He appears on "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations." The show was recorded on June 24 in Washington.
13 Jul 2020
Philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates calls for any future COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed based on "equity", warning that selling drugs "to the highest bidder" would lead to a "longer, more injust, deadlier pandemic".
20 Jul 2021
One issue causing real concern about public health is fake news around Covid-19 vaccines. In France, anti-vaccine sentiment is already high, with 46% of people hesitant to get jabbed in December 2020. Among the fake news circulating most widely: the claim that US billionaire Bill Gates is planning to implant us all with 5G microchips along with the Covid-19 vaccine. Fact or fake? Our team has debunked it for you.
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Companies owned by billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett are planning to launch the first so-called Natrium nuclear reactor project. Many experts see the project as a misguided attempt to hit CO2 reduction targets.
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