Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said Thursday that his climate fund would invest 1.5 1.5 billion in projects with the United States if the government plans to reduce carbon emissions through Congress.
This week, the US Senate will provide billions of dollars to the Department of Energy for a 1. 1.2 trillion infrastructure package to combat climate change.
If the infrastructure package becomes law, “this cooperation will not only send us on a more sustainable path to net zero, but also create immediate and long-term jobs in communities across the country.”
With funding for work on roads, bridges and ports, as well as clean water and high-speed Internet, US President Joe Biden said the bill – which still needs House approval – would pay thousands of dollars to people without college degrees. Will create jobs .
“This historic investment in infrastructure is what I believe the American people want,” Biden said in a White House address.
Only a simple majority is needed, the package was approved by 69 votes to 30 with the support of Republican senators.
The move now faces a make-or-break vote in the House of Representatives in the coming weeks, where its future is less certain as the Democratic majority is divided.
The ambitious plan provides وفاقی 550 billion in new federal spending on transport infrastructure, and public transit, broadband Internet and clean water, as well as electric charging stations and other measures to combat climate change.
According to US media reports, a Gates fund run by its breakthrough energy company will spend 1.5 1.5 billion over three years to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
Projects may include aircraft that do not use pollution and technology to extract carbon from the air.
“All of these climate technologies need to reduce costs and increase them to a much larger level,” Gates was quoted as saying by the Wall Street Journal.
“Unless the government comes up with the right policies, and the right policy is what is in the infrastructure bill.”
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