Nov 7- Voters in Colorado, Arizona and Washington states rejected ballot initiatives that sought to curb fossil fuels use by restricting drilling, putting a fee on carbon emissions and mandating wider use of renewable energy. In Colorado, an initiative to limit new drilling near populated or vulnerable areas, which would have heavily curtailed the industry,...
Nov 7- Washington state was heading towards rejecting a ballot initiative to create the first carbon tax in the United States, a tally of about 80 percent of votes showed early on Wednesday, after an oil industry campaign argued it would hurt the economy. The oil industry was expected to feel most pain because transport contributes 43 percent of greenhouse gas...
BEIJING, Nov 6- U.S. billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates unveiled on Tuesday in Beijing a futuristic toilet that doesn't need water or sewers and uses chemicals to turn human waste into fertilizer. "So when I talk about components of this toilet being made in China, others in Thailand, others in the United States- you really want to be bringing together all of that...
Following in the footsteps of the nation's wealthiest people may be easier than you think.
Douglas Durst, whose father Seymour put up the National Debt Clock in Times Square in 1989, has a suggestion to bring down the deficit.
Though Bill Gates reads dozens of books every year, these books helped shape his thinking.
Microsoft's Bill Gates is a source of inspiration for many aspiring entrepreneurs. But for Alibaba's Jack Ma, he was a source of real frustration too.
*Rausing siblings behind Winder Investment. CHICAGO/ LONDON/ ZURICH Oct 24- A trio of billionaire siblings known for inheriting the privately-held packaging giant Tetra Laval have snapped up nearly 20 percent of International Flavors& Fragrances Inc over two years, becoming the company's top shareholder, Reuters has learned. Kirsten, Finn and Jorn Rausing- who...
The fund will look to encourage innovation in the field of clean energy.
As owner of The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos has yet to say a public word on the presumed death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Amazon has an emerging business in Saudi Arabia.
This business was "crucial" to Microsoft's future success, said the company's late co-founder Paul Allen.
Bad habits can jeopardize your professional goals.
The Microsoft co-founder and multi-billionaire revealed the idea to Trevor Noah on "The Daily Show" Wednesday.
For billionaires, Bill and Melinda Gates have pretty down-to-earth pastimes.
The workplace is not designed for families, and that needs to change, philanthropist Melinda Gates says.
Bill Gates, Mark Cuban and Jeff Bezos have offered similar advice in the past.
More people are being born in the world's poorest countries, which could halt the decline in the number of extremely poor people and possibly even cause the number to increase, Bill and Melinda Gates wrote in their second "Goalkeepers" report.
It's a simple habit that can have a far-reaching impact.
"As new tech grows, everyone should get richer," Frances O'Grady, the general secretary of the Trades Union Congress in the United Kingdom, said Monday.