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All the posts, resources and news from Climate Salad


clean energy products and services at record speed and a fraction of the cost

Empowering organisations to accelerate the world beyond net-zero emissions. UPowr’s suite of software enables businesses to rapidly enter the renewable energy market to bring new, clean energy products and services to their customers and ultimately accelerate a cleaner energy future for us all.

January 19, 2022

Digital Transformation supporting positive environmental change

Twilio supports Climate Tech startups with sponsorsing the Climate Tech Showcase and perks for our members

January 17, 2022

Accurassi, transforming energy supply

Accurassi (EnTech) provides technology to enable energy retailers to transform how they supply energy.

January 14, 2022

Village Energy, using AI to increase renewable energy

Village Energy helps utilities improve profitability by optimising the grid edge

January 13, 2022

That's a wrap! 2021 in a salad bowl

In a little over 6 months, Climate Salad has grown from a blog into Australia and New Zealand's largest and leading Climate Tech community.

December 16, 2021

Diverse teams are a powerful force in deeptech, on why Main Sequence supports the Woman in Climate Tech Award

CSIRO Innovation Fund presents the inuagural Woman in Climate Tech Award

December 7, 2021

Crestone makes sustainable investing a top priority

Crestone wealth management has made sustainable investing a top priority for their business and comes on board to sponsor the Climate Tech showcase.

December 2, 2021

Meet the Climate Tech company using data and automation to help residential property with sustainability: ValAi

ValAi is building the tools the industry needs today so they can meet the sustainable finance demands of society tomorrow.

December 2, 2021

The Inaugural Climate Tech Showcase and Awards 2021

The inaugural Australian and New Zealand Climate Tech Showcase Awards 2021 are here.

November 29, 2021

Climate Action: The Power of Ten

If we can combine these ten elements, we can avert climate disaster

November 29, 2021

Climate Friendly Christmas tips and gift ideas

The waste generated over the Christmas period is eye-watering but here are some tips to have a fun festive season that's also climate-friendly.

November 29, 2021

Climate, the Flywheel, the opportunity, the future, our chat with Ramez Naam

We asked member and huge fan, Alex Logan to give us his take on our event with world-renowned Climate Tech investor and speaker, Ramez Naam.

November 25, 2021

COP26 Insights, Governments will not lead on Climate response

Our resident Climate Scientist, Michael Molitor shares his key takeaways from COP26, and what hope we have for the future of our planet.

November 23, 2021

Our Speaker, Sarah Nolet built an Agtech VC, here's her story

Co-Founder of Tenacious Ventures and speaker at our showcase, Sarah Nolet, shares her journey from blog to Agtech VC powerhouse.

November 23, 2021

Net-Zero, Neutral, Positive - What does it all mean, Trace unpacks some climate language

The sustainability space is full of complex and seemingly contradictory terminology when it comes to claims of climate action. Climate Salad members Trace unpack the language for us.

November 17, 2021

Investing in Climate Tech and supporting the ecosystem with Investible

Investible Climate Tech Fund sponsors the Climate Tech Newcomer Award 2021

November 17, 2021

The 2021 Climate Tech Showcase

You're invited to the inaugural Climate Tech Showcase.

November 10, 2021

Natural Capital start-up supports Showcase, naturally

Climate Tech stary-up Cecil Earth sponsors Climate Salad inaugural showcase and awards

November 10, 2021

What's Possible with Climate Tech investing

Founding Advisor Mandi Gunsberger interviews Chris Hitchen of Possible Ventures

November 10, 2021

Meet the startup using the ocean and gravity as a climate solution

EnergyBank was founded to capitalise on the opportunity of a lifetime while accelerating society's decarbonisation. To do this, we are developing the next generation of energy storage technology.

November 9, 2021

Author and Climate Activist, Sarah Wilson joins us for the Climate Tech Showcase

Bestselling author, climate activist and minimalist, Sarah Wilson will be joining us to speak about 'why addressing the climate crisis is so important'.

November 2, 2021

Revolutionising how Australians engage with dormant goods

Meet the climate tech company revolutionising how Australians engage with dormant goods; World's Biggest Garage Sale.

November 2, 2021

Going Global with John Wood

If you'd like to take your company global, this is the fireside chat and deep-dive Q&A you do not want to miss. John Wood shares his insights into going global and answering your burning questions.

October 29, 2021

Sorry, you can’t tackle the climate crisis by reducing carbon emissions alone

Whether it is global, inter-generational, or racial, you cannot talk about climate change without talking about inequality.

October 28, 2021

AUSTRALIA’S CARBON TARGETS, Are we dinosaurs or winners?

Every Australian State and Territory has announced a 2050 net zero carbon emissions target but what about the Federal Government - are we Dinosaurs or Winners in this?

October 25, 2021

Goterra Company Profile

Waste management technology that delivers on a circular economy

October 25, 2021

Hiring People with Disabilities fireside chat with Steve King

Accessibility lead at Canva, Steve King, joins Climate Salad as a mentor and disability advocate.

October 15, 2021

The rise of Natural Capital

Cecil Earth Co-Founder, Alex Logan and Climate Scientist, Michael Molitor discuss the rise in demand for Natural Capital and what to do about it.

October 14, 2021

Avarni is developing a new format to report on the scope 3 emissions of leading companies

They have arrived at a formula to calculate the amount of unpriced carbon risk which sits within the supply chain of these companies.

October 14, 2021

Fireside chat with super connector in the USA Daniel Kriozere

Here are the highlights from our chat with US Climate Tech scout, Daniel Kriozere.

October 13, 2021

Planet Protector Packaging company review

Planet Protector uses waste wool to create an alternative that thermally outperforms polystyrene at the same price point.

October 13, 2021

Video Interview: Anastasia Volkova from Regrow Ag

CEO and Co-Founder talks about the foundation, growth and future of this amazing company.

October 12, 2021

Growth tips from Jeff Beazley

Lead Growth Architect at BCG Ventures, Jeff Beazley shares his tips on growth for Climate Tech startups.

October 12, 2021

2021 ANZ Climate Tech 100

100 climate tech companies from Australia and New Zealand representing a range of sectors

October 7, 2021

Carbon Emissions — What has the bigger impact — what you eat or eating local?

Animal agriculture is responsible for 14.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions with beef cattle alone contributing about 3%.

October 6, 2021

Climate Tech ANZ 50 - who's going to be on the map?

We are announcing who is in the first Climate Tech 50 from Australia and New Zealand

October 6, 2021

Fasade tackling climate change with dark data

Fasade helps businesses to reduce emissions by streamlining cloud platforms, and reducing dark data.

October 6, 2021

Don't Let Your Slide Deck Lead You

Angel Investor, Alan Jones, shares his tips for perfecting your pitch deck.

September 30, 2021

Highlights from our chat with Blackbird Principal, Phoebe Harrop

Principal at Blackbird, Phoebe Harrop spoke to us about the Climate Tech landscape in Australia and New Zealand.

September 30, 2021

Great Wrap

Meet Julia and Jordy Kay, Co-Founders of the Australian-made home compostable stretch wrap eliminating plastic waste in kitchens.

September 29, 2021

Meet Climate Salad's Founding Advisor, Mandi Gunsberger

Climate Salad is thrilled to welcome its founding advisor as an entrepreneurial rockstar and expert in growing communities, Mandi Gunsberger.

September 27, 2021

Australian Climate Tech Investor Map

We've mapped out the Australian Climate Tech Investor landscape as of September 23, 2021. Watch this space as it's set to grow!

September 24, 2021

Does it matter what climate tech is?

Do we need a tight definition or is it better to leave it open ended?

September 23, 2021

Welcome Charlotte Connell as Head of Engagement at Climate Salad

Climate Salad's new team member leading engagement

September 23, 2021

Pitch Deck Tips

Tips and tricks for good pitch decks

September 21, 2021

Bloom Impact Investing

Bloom Makes Climate Impact Investing Easy and Accessible.

September 21, 2021

Sep 22: Q&A with Phoebe Harrop on the Climate Tech Scene

Phoebe Harrop from Blackbird Ventures shares her insights in what exciting businesses she's seeing

September 20, 2021

Climate Tech Funding and the 2032 Brisbane Olympics Marathon

$16 billion invested into climate tech over the first half of 2021 sounds impressive but is it enough?

September 16, 2021

Welcome our Founding Advisor, Mandi Gunsberger

Entrepreneurial rockstar Mandi Gunsberger joins the Climate Salad family.

September 16, 2021

ARENA Mission and Roadmap

ARENA have announced their focus areas for the next 12 months

September 9, 2021

Interview: Phil Morle is trying to feed 10 billion people

Mick speaks to Phil Morle from Main Sequence Ventures

September 8, 2021

Video: How Businesses Can Impact Sustainable Behaviour

Online, fireside chat about business and sustainable behaviour.

September 7, 2021

What about a climate fund with zero financial returns for investors?

This is a proposal to create a climate fund which only returns the value of a stable climate system to its investors instead of any financial return.

September 7, 2021

We're hiring a Community Manager at Climate Salad

Climate Salad is looking for a qualified and climate action passionate Community Manager to join our small, dynamic team.

September 6, 2021

New climate tech scaleup hub coming to Sydney 

The City of Sydney teams up with seed venture firm Investible to build a climate tech hub in Circular Quay

September 1, 2021

Video: A Waste Opportunity - Q&A with Olympia from Goterra

A fireside chat about Waste with Olympia Yarger, CEO of Goterra

September 1, 2021

Climate change is about us, not the planet and 9 more different ideas

A list of different ways to look at climate change

August 30, 2021

Video: Australia's Massive Climate Tech Opportunity

A passionate plea for Australian's to drive technology solutions for climate challenges by Mick Liubinskas

August 27, 2021

Financing for sustainable home improvements with Brighte

Brighte is a credit technology platform for energy improvements

August 25, 2021

Flood preparation, management and data from FloodMapp

Flood forecasting and real-time flood mapping

August 25, 2021

$14B in new Climate Tech Capital this year

What is happening in the world of climate tech venture funds?

August 22, 2021

Thoughts On IPCC Report 6

What it means and what is missing

August 22, 2021

Video: 8 Tips For Health and Wellness for Climate Tech Startups

How to be personally sustainable

August 22, 2021

Video - Natural Capital Debate - August 11 2021

Natural capital and nature-based solutions are key to solving climate change but what really is it?

August 14, 2021

Efficient solar cells with Sundrive

Copper-based solar cells

August 12, 2021

Sustainable Energy Bricks with MGA Thermal

University spin-out that has developed sustainable, low-carbon energy bricks.

August 12, 2021

The opportunity for advanced manufacturing and climate tech in Australia

New companies, lots of jobs and significant impact

August 4, 2021

Global Climate Tech Landscape and 1,000 Companies

An open-source taxonomy for the future of climate technology.

August 4, 2021

Activated Carbon From Agricultural Waste with ByGen

Turns agricultural waste into activated carbon

August 4, 2021

Why starting with the most expensive option is important

Why starting with the most expensive option makes sense

August 2, 2021

Sustainable Materials Challenge 2021

Have your innovative materials, products, and scientific breakthroughs utilised as part of the 23rd Biennale of Sydney.

July 30, 2021

Easy carbon offsetting with Trace

Trace makes it easier for companies and individuals to take action to support the climate

July 30, 2021

System changes and individual actions

Systems and individual actions interact constantly. The system itself is not enough.

July 30, 2021

Saul Griffith on Electrifying Everything

What does the US needs to do to electrify the entire supply chain?

July 30, 2021

Reusable cotton buds from LastSwab

LastSwab is a cotton bud (aka Qtips) that you can use, clean and reuse.

July 30, 2021

Agthentic: How Silicon Valley Set Agtech Back A Decade

Does the venture model work for ag tech?

July 28, 2021

(Video) AMA With Climate Scientist Michael Molitor

Ask me anything with climate scientist Michael Molitor

July 27, 2021

Household recycling system with Lasso Loop

Lasso is a recycling system for your home

July 27, 2021

Small wind turbines with Diffuse Energy

Using wind energy for microgrids and remote locations

July 21, 2021

Track where your energy comes from with Enosi

Understanding where your energy comes from is a key link in the chain of moving to sustainable living.

July 21, 2021

Podcast Highlight - Darren Miller, CEO of ARENA by Innovation Bay

Here is a great podcast by the Innovation Bay team's Phaedon Stough with Darren Miller, the CEO of ARENA (Australian Renewable Energy Agency). ‍

July 21, 2021

Monitoring Defects for Wind Farms with Ping

Ping is a hardware and software monitoring solution for wind farms. It listens to blade noise signatures and uses algorithms to detect defects before they cause more severe damage.

July 21, 2021

Efficient home heating with Harvest Thermal

Ultra low carbon heating and hot water for homes

July 21, 2021

SaaS for energy asset operators with Gridcognition

Software to plan and optimise decentralised energy projects

July 19, 2021

SaaS for nature based solutions with Cecil Earth

Cecil is SaaS to help people manage the carbon on nature-based projects. Their customers are farmers, property developers and project developers.

July 19, 2021

Make big impact with One Small step

One Small Step is a mobile app aimed to get each of us to take regular, small steps towards more sustainable habits. 

July 19, 2021

What is technology's big role in taking climate action?

Humans are having a large, negative impact on the environment. We need technology to fix the negative impacts, support the environment and adapt to the changes that are already happening.

July 19, 2021

Why I care about climate change?

The world is in crisis. We need leadership, grassroots passion and entire, new industries of technology to keep life on this planet in balance. But what is this technology and how do we think about it?

July 18, 2021

Green Unicorns - climate tech companies worth one billion dollars

How many Green Unicorns (climate tech companies worth more than $1B) are there? Where are they from? What sectors are they in?

July 16, 2021

Tools and Resources

Basic Tips for Mentors

Tips for mentors

Investor Introduction Template

Tips on getting introductions

Climate Solution by Innovation Stage

Stanford Social Innovation Review

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report, Working Group I, Summary for Policy-Makers: THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE BASIS

IPCC Sixth Assessment, Working Group I, THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE BASIS, Summary for Policy-makers, August 2021

Beyond The Buzzwords

Simple explanations of climate issues and opportunities

Books on Climate Change

Books on climate change, sustainability and the environment

Carbon Pulse News Service

News and intelligence on carbon markets, greenhouse gas pricing, and climate policy

Links: Getting Customers

Links on getting customers

Australian Climate Tech Investor List

A list of climate tech angel and venture capital investors in Australia

Capital Raising Toolkit

Tools for capital raising

Video: Welcome to the Anthropocene

Video about climate change

Links: Climate Change

Links on climate change

Links: Climate Tech

Links on climate tech

Climate Tech News

‘Vandals’: Victoria, Queensland fume over federal climate intervention
The commonwealth has used new powers to cancel states’ participation in global climate action
December 2, 2021
Ten ways to confront the climate crisis without losing hope
The long read presents Reconstruction after Covid: It’s easy to despair at the climate crisis, or to decide it’s already too late – but it’s not. Here’s how to keep the fight alive
December 1, 2021
Coal plants are closing faster than expected
Governments can keep the exit orderly Grattan Institute analysis shows it’s possible to achieve a vastly lower-emissions electricity system in less than two decades
December 1, 2021
Wall Street sees first Fed climate change review in 2023
While the U.S. Federal Reserve trails other major central banks in tackling climate change, it's catching up on a critical front:
December 1, 2021
Top-Selling Climate Funds Fail to Deliver on Carbon Emissions
Some of Europe’s most popular climate funds have been found to do no better at avoiding carbon emitters than a benchmark index with no environmental focus, according to new research
December 1, 2021
APRA puts onus on directors to manage climate change risk
The prudential regulator has put the onus on bank directors to manage climate risks on their institutions’ books.
December 1, 2021
The ten most important insights from climate science
New report launched at COP26 in Glasgow summarizes the most pressing research findings and emerging insights from climate science
December 1, 2021
Climate Tech Investments Can Add Up to Net Zero
Reaching the world’s climate targets will mean expanding the use of cutting-edge technologies that already exist. Making them more accessible requires cash — and generous government support
December 1, 2021
Climate Scientists on the Most Shocking Thing They’ve Seen
Climate Scientists on the Most Shocking Thing They’ve Seen “When you walk under a tree in one of these heat waves... You see dead birds on the ground.”
December 1, 2021
‘An incredible moment of optimism’: Why it’s never been a better time to found a company
In the first episode of Futurepreneur, national business editor John McDuling is joined by venture capitalist Nick Crocker to talk through what it’s really like to get a startup off the ground.
November 17, 2021
The First Real Plan to Stop the Climate Crisis Is Here
Costa Rica and Denmark are leading the world's first concrete effort to stop the climate crisis in its tracks.
November 17, 2021
The UN climate process is designed to fail
The world leaders at COP26 all endorsed the need for radical action. But the political pressures they are under are actually a recipe for inaction. There is a radical alternative.
November 17, 2021
Good COP, bad COP: Climate wins and losses from Glasgow
Glasgow’s COP26 was not a total success, nor was it an abject failure and, despite Australia’s poor contribution, there is some cause for cautious optimism.
November 17, 2021
Why KeepCup’s CEO wants to charge you more for your coffee
Sustainability is high on the public agenda and KeepCup CEO Abigail Forsyth says ditching takeaway cups would be a good start, even if it hurts your hip pocket.
November 17, 2021
Labor wrangles over three options for 2030 target
Australian Financial Review Labor is striving to find a balance between keeping the left of the party onside and not exposing itself to a scare campaign.
November 17, 2021
Chile wants to export solar energy to Asia via 15,000km submarine cable
The Antípodas project was announced by the Chilean government last week. It is aimed at taking advantage of the huge solar potential of the Atacama Desert, which is the world's region with the highest solar radiation.
November 17, 2021
World Economic ForumWorld Economic Forum The future of food: Can you eat to save the climate?
From complex labels to opaque sourcing and unclear carbon impact, consumers find it hard to know if their food choices are environmentally sustainable
November 17, 2021
Australia’s missed energy opportunity in Glasgow
By standing with China, Brazil and Russia at COP26, the country failed to support the global progress critical to its future as a low-carbon superpower.
November 17, 2021
Atlassian co-founders back e-bike startup Zoomo in $80 million series B
Atlassian co-founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar have backed electric delivery bike startup Zoomo in an A$80 million series B.
November 17, 2021
Can Moomba live up to the hype? Santos’ $220m carbon capture storage project
The first project registered for the government’s CCS carbon credits program is also claimed to be one of the world’s biggest
November 9, 2021
Scott Morrison spruiks electric vehicles – but rules out subsidies and an end-date for petrol cars
The Morrison government has invested more money to encourage electric vehicles, but won’t provide concessions for consumers.
November 9, 2021
Australia’s emissions from land clearing likely far higher than claimed, analysis indicates
High-profile experts cast doubt over the bulk of the country’s touted reductions in greenhouse pollution
November 9, 2021
Taste Test: The Convincingly Meaty Plant-Based Impossible Burger Is Now Available in Australia
From today you can order Impossible Beef at Grill’d restaurants across the country, plus at Butter in Sydney. Is it the satisfying and delicious substitute for meat we’ve been promised?
November 9, 2021
Countries’ climate pledges built on flawed data, Post investigation finds
An examination of 196 country reports to the United Nations reveals a giant gap between what nations declare their emissions to be versus the greenhouse gases they are sending into the atmosphere.
November 9, 2021
The €350 Million World Fund Wants To Be A ‘Role Model’ For European Climate Tech
European VCs need a “role model” for climate tech VCs as the continent is still averse to risk when investing in tools to fight the crisis, according to a partner at World Fund.
November 9, 2021
COP26 is bringing many calls for action.
Some are already taking action. A roundup of some of the innovative ideas that are being suggested to combat climate change.
November 9, 2021
Menu at UN’s climate conference is full of carbon-heavy food
The emissions rating measure was put in place by the Compass Group, a Sussex catering company, in a bid to make people more environmentally aware.
November 9, 2021
Richard Branson and Mike Cannon-Brookes: Ditching coal can boost Aussie economy
Mike Cannon-Brookes and Richard Branson have called on Australia to shift away from coal power and towards renewable energy tech.
November 9, 2021
'Master of my own destiny': Why this conservative town is embracing a radical renewables program
The historic wheat and sheep farming town of Katanning is embarking on a community energy project to change not just how it gets electricity, but who gets the money.
November 9, 2021
To fight climate change, Ithaca votes to decarbonize its buildings by 2030
Decarbonizing involves installing things from solar panels to switching out gas stoves for electric stoves. The effort to decarbonize buildings will cut the city's carbon dioxide output by 40%.
November 9, 2021
COP26 climate summit: A scientists’ guide to a momentous meeting
Despite 30 years of climate diplomacy, urgent and aggressive action is needed to halt global warming. Nature explains what success looks like, and what’s on the line.
November 9, 2021
A 15-year-old girl invented a solar ironing cart that's winning global respect
Vinisha Umashankar came up with the idea of solar power instead of charcoal to heat street irons. "Iron-Max" was a finalist for Prince William's Earthshot Prize, and this week, she spoke at COP26
November 9, 2021
Countdown on coal: The world needs to ditch its dirtiest fossil fuel to save humanity
On a quiet Sunday morning, an ear-splitting roar reverberated across the English village as four giant concrete cooling towers imploded and crashed to the ground, transformed to clouds of debris in a matter of seconds.
November 9, 2021
Carbon Market Talks Stumble at COP26 on How to Use the Cash
Talks at COP26 on international carbon markets are running into an obstacle: a row over how big a share of revenues from trading should be funneled toward countries that need money to adapt to climate change.
November 9, 2021
Can ‘blue carbon’ make offsetting work?
These pioneers think so In the first of a series, we look at how the vital but overlooked ecosystems of seagrass, mangroves and salt marshes could absorb 1.4bn tons of CO2 emissions a year
November 9, 2021
Beware: Gaia may destroy humans, before we destroy the Earth
James Lovelock Covid-19 may well have been one attempt by the Earth to protect itself. Gaia will try harder next time with something even nastier
November 9, 2021
Climate tech experts reject Morrison’s ‘colossal piece of obfuscation’
The Prime Minister said their future innovation would do the heavy lifting in getting to net zero, but Aussie climate tech experts say policy changes could do it today.
November 3, 2021
Australia is about to be hit by a carbon tax
Australia is about to be hit by a carbon tax whether the prime minister likes it or not, except the proceeds will go overseas
November 3, 2021
COP26: Bezos pledges $2bn for restoring nature
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos tells the COP26 climate meeting he was inspired by his recent space trip.
November 3, 2021
Inside Clean Energy: Electric Vehicles Are Having a Banner Year
Inside Clean Energy: Electric Vehicles Are Having a Banner Year. Here Are the Numbers - Inside Climate News
November 3, 2021
Climate tech investments surge fivefold since Paris Agreement
A new report from London & Partners reveals that investments in climate technology have surged fivefold since the Paris Agreement in 2016.
November 3, 2021
What Big Oil knew about climate change
In the industry’s own words Oil executives recently told Congress that their companies do not spread disinformation about climate change.
November 3, 2021
These 4 charts explain why the stakes are so high at the U.N. climate summit
How hot will the planet get? What nations negotiate at the international climate summit will help determine that.
November 3, 2021
Bloom, Brighte and hundreds more make top climate action list
Australian companies have featured in the first-ever ANZ Climate Tech 100 list, a joint venture by Climate Salad and HolonIQ
November 3, 2021
The Engineer Who Made Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Vehicles
Linda Zhang rolled out a reasonably priced electric version of America's most popular vehicle: the Ford F-150 Lightning
November 3, 2021
Glasgow could be a turning point for carbon credits
If Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement is activated at COP26, countries will have new opportunities to sell carbon credits to help achieve emissions-reduction targets.
November 3, 2021
Australia Pledges ‘Net Zero’ Emissions by 2050. Its Plan Makes That Hard to Believe.
The country’s last-minute commitment before next week’s climate summit is built on hope for new technology, and little else.
November 3, 2021
How decades of disinformation about fossil fuels halted U.S. climate policy
Most Americans want the government to tackle climate change, but decades of industry lobbying and misinformation have repeatedly worked together to prevent meaningful action
November 3, 2021
Al Gore launches climate change asset manager
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and financier David Blood have set up a new asset manager to address global net-zero carbon emissions
November 3, 2021
Australia will be the rich world's weakest link at COP26 with hollow net-zero and emissions pledges
PM has revealed the plan he'll take to COP26 in Glasgow later this week after coming under intense pressure at home and abroad to commit to net zero emissions by 2050
November 3, 2021
Climate tech start-ups have raised a record $32 billion globally so far in 2021
Technology companies working on combating climate change have raised a record breaking $32 billion so far this year, according to a report published Tuesday.
November 3, 2021
The latest Healthy & Sustainable Living Consumer Insights
Despite Record Levels of Environmental Concern Across the World, Large Gap Remains between Aspiration and Action When it Comes to Sustainable Living
November 3, 2021
The $3.50 go-anywhere ticket to fight climate change
Austria is launching a new transport pass, Klimaticket. It gives passengers unlimited rides on trains, buses, trams and metro lines that costs about $3.50 (3 euro) a day.
November 3, 2021
NAB is a top-10 global fossil fuel lender: Dutch group
A report by NGO BankTrak found NAB in the top 10 banks providing financing to fossil fuel projects, despite its Equator Principle commitments.
November 3, 2021
Big Banks Haven't Quit Fossil Fuel, With $4 Trillion Since Paris
JPMorgan, Citigroup and Bank of America have earned the most fees from the oil, gas and coal industries.
October 26, 2021
I’m the Techstars CEO: Here’s why focusing on ESG drives wealth
Climate change creates business opportunities. So does social change, says Techstars CEO Maëlle Gavet.
October 26, 2021
Climate change is bad for your health. And plans to boost economies may make it worse
A Lancet medical journal report finds that human-caused climate change is worsening human health in just about every measurable way. It calls for more urgent action from world leaders
October 26, 2021
Coalition avoids meltdown over emissions target – but at what price?
Scott Morrison will be relieved the Nationals have limped across the line on net zero by 2050
October 26, 2021
What is COP26? Here’s what to know about the global climate summit
Representatives from 196 countries are gathering in Glasgow for crucial climate talks. Here’s what they’ll discuss, and why some people are concerned COP26 might not meet its goals.
October 26, 2021
Leak reveals lobbying to change key climate report
Countries are asking the UN to play down the need to move rapidly away from fossil fuels
October 26, 2021
World’s biggest oil exporter commits to net-zero emissions
Saudi Arabia has pledged to eliminate planet-warming emissions within its borders by 2060 while still increasing oil output, in a shift for the world’s biggest oil exporter.
October 26, 2021
This vegan 'tech-style' startup wants to make clothes using algae
Algaeing says its algae-based formula can be used to create natural fibers and dyes using less water than conventional products, and producing zero waste and pollution.
October 26, 2021
There are no real climate leaders yet – who will step up at Cop26? | Greta Thunberg
Like other rich nations, the UK is more talk than action on the climate crisis. Something needs to change in Glasgow, says climate activist Greta Thunberg
October 26, 2021
Greta Thunberg Is “Open” to Meeting Biden at the UN Climate Summit
In the lead-up to COP26, the Swedish activist talked about Biden’s climate plan, the media’s responsibility, and what gives her hope.
October 26, 2021
This might just look like grass, but it has the power to absorb a load of our carbon emissions
Forests have long been celebrated as the natural heroes in the fight against the climate crisis. But another answer to locking carbon dioxide safely away lies right beneath our feet.
October 26, 2021
Mike and Annie Cannon-Brookes pledge $1.5b to limit global warming
The technology power couple have promised to give away some of their personal wealth to help keep the increase in world temperatures to 1.5 degrees.
October 25, 2021
In the Sharma case, Australia’s federal court must not avert its eyes from the climate crisis
If the environment minister allows 100m tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere, she will be inflicting future harm. It’s as simple as that
October 25, 2021
How to Stop 30 Years of Failing to Cut Emissions
Since 1990, the world has had numerous chances to bend the curve on carbon pollution that cause global warming.
October 25, 2021
Australia, Indonesia and climate change
As the immediate pandemic crisis begins to recede, both countries should refocus the relationship on climate change.
October 25, 2021
Case closed’: 99.9% of scientists agree climate emergency caused by humans
Trawl of 90,000 studies finds consensus, leading to call for Facebook and Twitter to curb disinformation
October 25, 2021
The world is banking on giant carbon-sucking fans to clean our climate mess. It's a big risk.
The world is banking on giant carbon-sucking fans to clean our climate mess. It's a big risk to take for our planet.
October 25, 2021
Reasons to hope: 16 companies, people, and ideas that might save the planet
No single solution is likely to rescue us from the climate crisis, but four decades of intensive research and development have yielded innovation that could lead us to a cleaner and less volatile future.
October 25, 2021
We need to talk about your gas stove, your health and climate change
Americans love their gas stoves, but they pollute homes and are connected to a supply system that leaks methane. That's part of a battle as more people face a decision about switching to electric
October 25, 2021
Seville becomes the first major city in the world to categorize and name heat waves
The effort, which will begin in 2022, will help the city with its disaster response if a heat wave is ranked as more dangerous. Seville's mayor hopes other cities follow suit.
October 25, 2021
The New ‘Energy Islands’ Of The North Sea
Artificial energy islands are gaining popularity in Northern Europe as a potential solution to the electricity and emissions problems that the continent faces
October 25, 2021
Rooftop solar taking over the energy grid
For about 2 hours yesterday more than half of the electricity demand in the entire National Electricity Market was met by renewables. The majority of the renewable energy came from roof-top solar
October 25, 2021
Australia's top economists back carbon price, say benefits of net-zero outweigh cost
Australia’s top economists say Australia can’t “free-ride”, allowing others to cut emissions while it gets the benefits
October 25, 2021
Earthshot prize winners announced
The Earthshot Prize is the most prestigious global environment prize in history, designed to incentivise change and help repair our planet over the next ten years.
October 25, 2021
Could this new version of an old grain help fight climate change and feed the world?
Scientists in Kansas have transformed a perennial wheatgrass into a potential substitute for regular wheat. Their goal is to lessen environmental harm done by standard industrial farming and also rebuild the soil.
October 25, 2021
Joyce expects colleagues to reject deeper cuts to greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
Nationals leader left little room for doubt about the interim target as the Nationals meet to decide on climate policy including the longer-term goal of net zero emissions by 2050.
October 25, 2021
Climate Pact on Methane Advances as 24 Nations Join U.S., EU
Two dozen more countries have joined a global pact to pare methane emissions, as world leaders seek to galvanize momentum against the potent greenhouse gas before critical climate talks in Scotland.
October 25, 2021
The US Drought Can Be Seen From Space, Here’s What It Means For The Future |
The US Drought Can Be Seen From Space, Here’s What It Means For The Future in a short video
October 25, 2021
“Coal-o-phile Dundee”: Morrison’s climate denial outed in massive Times Square billboard
“That’s not climate denial, this is climate denial”. Australia’s climate policies exposed to the world in parody billboard in Times Square.
October 18, 2021
Yes, Australia can beat its 2030 emissions target. But the Morrison government barely lifted a finger
A new analysis shows almost all emissions reductions will be the result of state government policies, and will have virtually nothing to do with the federal government.
October 17, 2021
Sustainability Report | Atlassian
Atlassian’s sustainability report covers our impacts on climate change, customer trust, diversity and belonging, and investing in education worldwide.
October 13, 2021
NSW sets sights on $80b hydrogen investment
Up to $3 billion in incentives will be on offer from the NSW government as part of a new strategy for hydrogen in the state.
October 13, 2021
France's $35B innovation plan includes nuclear reactor funds
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday unveiled a 5-year and $35B innovation plan
October 13, 2021
Brazil's Bolsonaro accused of crimes against humanity at ICC for his record on the Amazon
A group of climate lawyers has urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for his alleged attacks on the Amazon
October 13, 2021
‘Double standards’: Australia failing to protect its ecosystems while backing global diversity target
A WWF-Australia report reveals more than 1,500 of the country’s unique ecosystems are lacking protection
October 13, 2021
Google, YouTube to prohibit ads and monetization on climate denial content
It's one of the most aggressive measures any major tech platform has taken to combat climate change misinformation
October 13, 2021
Telstra tips $1m into future ‘Atlassian of agritech’
Agritech startup Farmbot has banked $2.7 million, including $1 million from Telstra, as it races to install thousands of water-monitors in rural Australia.
October 12, 2021
Carbon offsets to help coal, gas survive
Federal Energy Minister has rejected the Business Council ’s call to tighten up its so-called safeguard mechanism to force big polluters to change behaviour.
October 12, 2021
Integrity of ‘opaque’ carbon offset rules must be tightened: Grattan
A new report says that ‘before we get too far down the track’ of offsetting emissions, key policies must be changed to ensure integrity of the system.
October 12, 2021
Pathzero raises $6.8 million to improve carbon transparency
Sydney startup Pathzeo raised $6.8m to expand globally in a round was by VC Carthona Capital, with Antler Australia investing for a 3rd time.
October 12, 2021
The Heat Is On: How Reversing Climate Change Can Define Our Generation
The Heat Is On: How Reversing Climate Change Can Define Our Generation
October 12, 2021
Halt destruction of nature or risk ‘dead planet’, leading businesses warn
Exclusive: executives demand meaningful action to protect ecosystems as UN biodiversity summit opens
October 12, 2021
Scientists looked at more than 100,000 studies and found the world has a giant climate-crisis blind spot
New machine learning-based study would suggest 85% of the world's population is experiencing the effects of the climate crisis right now.
October 12, 2021
October 15 | School Strike 4 Climate Australia
Join us around the country on October 15 to demand that the government treat climate change for what it is: a crisis.
October 12, 2021
‘Double standards’: Australia failing to protect its ecosystems while backing global diversity target
A WWF-Australia report reveals more than 1,500 of the country’s unique ecosystems are lacking protection
October 12, 2021
Surging energy prices create perfect storm for PM
Demand and prices for coal and gas are surging just as Australia is trying to finalise plans for decarbonising its economy. What’s the story?
October 6, 2021