Bill Gates Accused Of Hypocrisy For Joining Bid To Buy Private Jet Firm While Preaching About Climate Change

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Bill Gates has been accused of hypocrisy after it emerged that despite repeatedly preaching about the need to stop climate change, he has entered a bid to buy the world’s largest private jet operator

The news comes just a month before the release of his book called: “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need”.

The Mail Online reports: The Microsoft boss’s company Cascade Investment entered the bidding war for Signature Aviation Friday, teaming up with Blackstone Group to make a $4.3 billion play for the British private jet servicing company.  

Cascade and Blackstone are now going head-to-head with private equity firm Carlyle, which had already made an initial takeover approach.

Gates’ Cascade already owns a 19 percent stake in Signature making it the firm favorite to win the bid.

But news of Gates’ pursuit of the private jet firm has raised eyebrows given the company’s actions are at direct odds with his very vocal stance on climate change. 

It comes just one month before Gates releases his hotly-anticipated book, ‘How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need’, where he sets out his plans for how the world can reach zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to prevent a climate crisis. 

It also comes just months after he published a blog post lecturing the public that climate change ‘could be worse’ than the coronavirus pandemic. 

Signature Aviation handles 1.6 million private jet flights every year. And every single private jet flight emits up to 40 times as much carbon per passenger as a regular commercial flight, according to a 2019 report by aviation firm Honeywell Aerospace.  

Several people were quick to point out the hypocrisy in Gates’ latest business venture on social media Friday. 


  1. Gates is a supremacist, not a hypocrite.

    The motto of diversity supremacist is do as they say, not as they do.

  2. That’s nothing I just heard Pimoeo adress the Voice of America talking about freedom and truth and honesty. I think the freedom angle was well covered .

  3. On Topic NB o news media are reporting that the police and house security at the capitol event with tbe rioting have stated that they could have secured the building far more but MC Connell and Pelosi obstructed them . Why ? And why isnt that the news headlines globally?It was CLEAR in the video I saw of the first group who broke the security barrier and approached the steps ,where the pice vehicle had a large sign saying PELISI IS SATAN on it could EASILY have been brought under control a d that area readily steered greener and defended to prevent any further I excursion easily But they did nothing Nothing .They didnt even take the sign off the windscreen just a step away .Why ?

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