Vaclav Smil has Bill Gates’ ear, which is part of the problem with Gates’ climate actions

Smil is one of Gates’ favorite analysts, but unfortunately Smil gets a few things wrong about energy

Michael Barnard
Apr 15 · 8 min read

Bill Gates receives nothing but praise from me for the work that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation does on global disease prevention and eradication. That field is one of the three that Gates’ and I overlap at least slightly in, as I helped build the world’s most sophisticated pandemic management solution in the…