Bill Gates gives $100k to solar powered toilet

American billionaire Bill Gates has given $100,000 (£63,800) to researchers to develop a solar powered toilet. The founder of Microsoft awarded the money to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) yesterday at the ‘Reinvent The Toilet Fair’ in Seattle hosted by his charity. A year ago he had challenged universities to come up with a […]

Carbon neutrality “right thing to do”, says Microsoft

International technology giant Microsoft has made a commitment to become carbon neutral across its operations by July 1st of this year. The brainchild of Bill Gates is already the third largest purchaser of green power in America, buying more than 1.5 billion kilowatt-hours of green power annually. Microsoft say going carbon neutral is important as […]