Invoice Gates says shorting Tesla isn’t hurting the surroundings

Elon Musk has accused Invoice Gates of damaging his environmental credibility by shorting Tesla inventory. The Microsoft founder says he’s merely diversifying his investments.

Requested by the BBC whether or not he had wager towards the electric-vehicle pioneer, Gates stated the transfer had nothing to do with local weather change.

“The recognition of electrical automobiles will result in extra competitors for promoting these automobiles,” Gates stated in an interview on the BBC In the present day program. “So there’s a distinction between electrical automobiles being adopted, and firms changing into infinitely priceless.”

Whereas each Musk and Gates donate closely to climate-protection causes, the 2 have a protracted historical past of public spats, with disagreements on points together with the pandemic, electrical vehicles and cryptocurrencies.

“There’s no want for him to be good to me,” Gates stated of Musk.

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