Climate Tech Ecosystem

Unlocking the Potential of Australian Homes for a Sustainable Future with Val.Ai
Global Growth Program Cohort 1 Announced
Cleaning waterways and creating circular solutions
Improving the sustainability of homes, that's hot!
Charcoal bricks of gold!
Meet the 2023 Queensland Women in Climate Tech Fellowship Cohort
Meet the inaugural Queensland Women in Climate Tech Fellowship Cohort
Pitching Tomorrow’s Solutions Today: How Climate Techs Can Communicate Impact To Investors And Customers
How do climate techs communicate impact in a way that resonates in the short-term without diminishing the long-term objectives and outcomes of their product or service?
Climate and Capital: Four Considerations for Climate Tech Founders Looking to Secure Investment
With a tight funding environment and a growing number of climate techs looking for funding, founders often need to differentiate themselves and demonstrate a compelling impact and commercial proposition to secure investment. So what does it take to prepare?
Climate Salad supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart
Why our climate tech community is supporting the Uluru Statement from the Heart
Welcome to Alison Bird, our new program manager
Climate Salad welcomes our new program manager, Alison Bird.
Queensland Climate Tech Showcase 2023: Unveiling Innovation

Celebrating Queensland's Climate Tech Industry 2023

Aussie Climate Tech in San Francisco

14 climate tech companies went to Verge in SF for a San Francisco Trade Mission alongside Climate Salad and the Queensland Government

Careers for Net Zero Fair 2023

Ready to make your next career move? The Careers for Net Zero Fair 2023 in Melbourne is for anyone who wants to find out more about how their knowledge and skills can make a difference across the clean economy. 

Climate at SxSW Sydney

All the climate-related events at the upcoming event Oct 16-20

Build for Impact Event at Melbourne Town Hall

Last week’s Build for Impact event celebrated our 2023 Australian Climate Tech Industry Report as well as the launch of the Melbourne Climate Network. Within the wonderful setting of the Melbourne Town Hall, this event was a partnership between Climate Salad and the City of Melbourne.

US regulators say SVB customers will be made whole as second bank fails
In an extraordinary action to restore confidence in America's banking system, the Biden administration on Sunday guaranteed that customers of the failed Silicon Valley Bank will have access to all their money starting Monday
Hub71 and Investible’s Partnership Opens Doors for ClimateTech Startups
Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem, has found a new ally to help startups gain access to capital, with its recent partnership with Investible, the Asia-Pacific based venture capital firm.
Market downturn is starting to infect climate tech
Dealmaking fell three straight quarters to pandemic levels.
What can I do about climate change? 14 ways to take positive action
Amid warnings of record temperatures and raging wildfires in Europe, many people are asking – what can I do about climate change? More than you think, perhaps
The climate solution that not enough people are talking about
Why bringing back elephants, sharks and other big beasts could be surprisingly useful in the race to bring down emissions
'Big oil' bankrolls more climate VC deals, a dilemma for founders
The flow of fossil fuel dollars into climate-tech VC deals jumped in recent years—but accepting checks from "big oil" isn't a straightforward proposition for some green startup founders.
5 Climate Tech StartUps Tackling Existential Global Problems
The world faces the harsh realities of climate change, with rising sea levels, severe droughts, and catastrophic wildfires becoming more frequent and intense. The need for solutions to mitigate the devastating impacts of climate change has never been more pressing
Italian plan to ban lab-grown food criticised as misguided
The Italian government has approved a draft law that would ban food grown in laboratories, including artificial meat, as it seeks to “safeguard our nation’s heritage”.
Elephant in the dining room: Australian start-up makes woolly mammoth meatball
An Australian company lifted the glass cloche on a meatball made of lab-grown cultured meat using the genetic sequence from the long-extinct pachyderm, saying it was meant to fire up public debate about the hi-tech treat.
Climate investor group IIGCC unveils net-zero transition initiative
The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has launched a climate initiative aimed scaling and accelerating climate-related corporate engagement.
The White House's 2024 budget proposal prioritizes climate tech
The Biden administration's 2024 Proposed Budget signals a sustained future for the climate tech sector.
Three steps towards building the climate tech talent pool
Recent articles have opined that the slew of layoffs from large tech firms could help channel more talent into jobs that leverage technology to address climate change. Some have even suggested that big tech’s “implosion” could be a watershed moment for moving more talent into the sector.

Resources To Help Grow Your Climate Tech Company

Australian Climate Tech Investor List
A list of climate tech angel and venture capital investors in Australia
Basic Tips for Mentors
Tips for mentors
Beyond The Buzzwords
Simple explanations of climate issues and opportunities
Books on Climate Change
Books on climate change, sustainability and the environment
Capital Raising Toolkit
Tools for capital raising
Carbon Pulse News Service
News and intelligence on carbon markets, greenhouse gas pricing, and climate policy
Climate Solution by Innovation Stage
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Company Updates for Climate Tech Companies
Guideline for company updates
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