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    Bill Gates, World Leaders Launch Climate Coalition

    Along with former U.N. chief Ban Ki-Moon and World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva, Gates will lead a coalition seeking practical solutions to “help vulnerable populations adapt” to the impacts of climate change. The Global Commission on Adaptation, which includes political leaders from 17 countries, will address what Gates called “a moment of high risk and great promise.” It will spend a year researching modifications, like planting mangroves to protect coastlines and encouraging farmers to raise ducks instead of chickens, before presenting a plan to the U.N.’s climate summit next year.

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