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Billionaire Bill Gates will announce at the Paris climate summit on Monday that he's pledging billions of his own money for clean energy research and development funding.

Gates will join other billionaires and world leaders at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris to announce the fund, Greenwire reported Friday morning. It's being billed as the world's largest clean energy research and development partnership.

Earlier this month, Gates told the Atlantic he's planning to pledge $2 billion of his own money for clean energy research to help limit the effects of climate change. Most scientists blame greenhouse gases produced from burning fossil fuels for causing climate change and the warming of the globe.

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