Gates to join world leaders for next week’s climate summit in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — Microsoft founder Bill Gates will join dignitaries from around the world including Presidential Climate Envoy John Kerry and U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and business and labor leaders in Pittsburgh for next week’s 2022 Global Clean Energy Action Forum.

The event, which will run from Sept. 21 through Sept. 23, will highlight the work being done in the United States and all over the world on clean energy. The forum, which will be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, is being cosponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and Carnegie Mellon University.

Also attending are AFL-CIO President Elizabeth Shuler, Gov. Tom Wolf, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, and top officials from Ukraine, Moroco, Australia, Singapore, India, many other countries. Also there will be Fatih Birol, director of the International Energy Agency, Rafael Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Association, and Gim Huay, managing director of the Centre for Nature and Climate for the World Economic Forum.

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