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Bill Gates Attempts to Explain Why He Bought More Farmland Than Anyone Else in America

Back toward the beginning of the year, The Land Report named Bill Gates the top farmland owner in the United States. Recently, he attempted to explain why he bought more farmland than anyone else. His answer was, well, a touch confusing. Let’s see if you can make sense of it. (1)

Bill Gates Explains Why He Bought More Farmland Than Anyone Else

To promote his new book on climate change, Bill Gates recently hosted an ask me anything on Reddit. People had plenty of questions for him, but one of the top ones was why the tech billionaire bought more farmland than anyone else in America. (1)

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His response began by stating that his investment firm decided and that it isn’t connected to climate change. After that, however, things got slightly more convoluted that. Why? Because he directly followed that statement up by talking about climate change. (1)

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“The agriculture sector is important,” he said. “With more productive seeds we can avoid deforestation and help Africa deal with the climate difficulty they already face.” (1)

He continued by mentioning biofuels and their potential to solve automotive and aviation emissions. He mentions that it is not clear yet, but their potentially low cost could be the key. (1)

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Bought More Farmland for Finances, Climate, or Both?

From what it sounds like, the decision by Gates’ investment firm was more financially driven than anything else. Perhaps, however, Gates himself sees potential to optimize this investment for the climate’s future somehow? Of course, while some people will read that and think, “Seems fair Bill.” others likely won’t take it as kindly. That being said, the man is accustomed to the heat from his “haters.” Already, he has had to address the slew of conspiracy theories that exist about him online.

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Conspiracy Theories About Bill Gates

There have been many conspiracy theories woven about Bill Gates throughout the years, but over the last year, people have been creating more than ever. Some of the most popular include:

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  • Bill Gates created COVID in a lab to control the population
  • Gates created the virus so he could then create a vaccine so then he could microchip everyone in the world
  • Bill Gates and the government created the “fake snow” that wouldn’t burn that blanketed Texas a couple of months ago

There are, of course, many more. These are just the most recent and most prominent. So what do you think of Bill Gates’ explanation about why he purchased so much farmland? Honest truth or suspiciously vague?

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Sources

  1. Bill Gates Attempts to Explain Why He Bought More Farmland Than Anyone Else in America.” Futurism. Jon Christian. March 22.
Julie Hambleton
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Julie Hambleton has a BSc in Food and Nutrition from the Western University, Canada, is a former certified personal trainer and a competitive runner. Julie loves food, culture, and health, and enjoys sharing her knowledge to help others make positive changes and live healthier lives.
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