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Adaptation

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Australian vine health technology set to grow

Deep Planet is helping Australian viticulture adapt to the effects of a changing climate
Companies

SwitchDin's smart grid is making renewable energy equitable and efficient

SwitchDin paves the way for an intelligent, renewable grid.
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Optimising HVAC for comfort and the climate

Hal Systems uses predictive tech to ensure as the demands of HVAC increase, the environmental cost does not.
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Innovative Insurance from Upsure

We chat with Andrew Birt, co-founder of Upsure and a QLD climate tech showcase partner.
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How to calculate and reduce the climate risk

Reask build risk models using artificial intelligence, global climate data and high-performance computing to help reduce the protection gap
Industry

Gathering on the field 

Phil Morle, partner at Main Sequence, describes the Australian climate tech army gathering on the field.
Companies

The world-first seaweed bioplastic alternative replacing plastics one bottle at a time

Kelpy is at the forefront of marine materials, working to build a future free of fossil fuels and plastic pollution.
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Accurassi: tech to transform the supply of energy

Industry Report Partner Accurassi provides energy retailers and and financiers with the guidance and personalisation for homes to transition to zero carbon.

News

BlackRock to spend $1b on batteries in Australia as coal closures loom

The world’s biggest fund manager, BlackRock, has selected Australia for the rollout of its largest investment in grid-scale batteries that will be crucial to driving the shift from coal to clean energy.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
E-Bikes a ‘Faster and Fairer’ Emissions Solution than Electric Cars

“Mass uptake of e-bikes” will also lead to “a significant early contribution” in reducing transport emissions, while asking much less of the power grid, the study found. E-bikes are a double boon to the grid because their home chargers run on existing circuits and draw “relatively low power (500 watts to 1400 watts).”

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Celebrating new ways of reducing CO2 - the art of cutting carbon

Scientists have invented a magical gadget that sucks the ink off printer paper so each sheet can be used 10 times over. They aim to cut the amount of planet-heating carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the paper and pulp industry by reducing demand for office paper.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Seven megatrends that will shape the next 20 years

A once-in-a-decade report from CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, identifies seven global megatrends that hold the key to the challenges and opportunities ahead.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
What’s really behind the failure of green capitalism?

How is it, despite a steady drumbeat of extreme weather events, a rising tide of public outcry, and growing consensus across the political spectrum, that the world remains so profoundly far from the outer limits of the climate targets considered “safe”?

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
'Hot and stressed' grapes: Start-up helps winemakers survive climate change with AI and satellite tech

Oxford start-up Deep Planet is leveraging AI and satellite imagery data to help wine growers and producers adapt to climate change.

July 26, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Biden unveils $2.3bn plan to fight climate change

US President Joe Biden has announced $2.3bn (£1.9bn) to help build infrastructure that can withstand extreme weather and natural disasters.

July 26, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
€2 billion underground ‘water battery’ turns on in Switzerland

A giant ‘water battery’ capable of storing as much energy as 400,000 electric car batteries has been switched on in Switzerland.

July 26, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Australia 'on track' to generate half its electricity from renewable sources by 2025, report finds

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering says the country's renewable energy share will rise to 69 per cent by 2030

July 26, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Breaking from China’s clean energy dominance ‘imperative’, US and Australia say after new climate tech deal

New agreement to fast-track climate solutions signed as countries underscore need for diversified supply chains

July 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Renewables remain cheapest, but cost reductions on hold

Renewables remain the cheapest new-build electricity generation option in Australia, although inflation and supply chain disruptions will likely put cost reductions on hold for the next year, CSIRO’s annual GenCost report has found.

July 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
We’ve overexploited the planet, now we need to change if we’re to survive

Addressing the twin challenges of carbon emissions and biodiversity loss requires political will and leadership. Ambitious commitments must be made

July 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Meet the Adelaide fintech startup that’s about to revolutionise how banks issue green home loans

Home owners could soon save money on loans and insurance by making their homes more energy efficient, while banks and insurers gain new insights into the sustainability of their residential portfolios, thanks to Adelaide-based fintech startup ValAi.

July 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
This maggot farm is growing jobs along with animal food

Olympia Yarger is creating new jobs almost as fast as she’s breeding maggots. Her food-waste-management start-up, Goterra, breeds fly larvae (maggots) and houses them in internet-connected, remote-controlled shipping containers into which customers dump their food waste

July 5, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Meet the Adelaide fintech startup that’s about to revolutionise how banks issue green home loans

Home owners could soon save money on loans and insurance by making their homes more energy efficient, while banks and insurers gain new insights into the sustainability of their residential portfolios, thanks to Adelaide-based fintech startup ValAi.

July 5, 2022
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SOIL DEGRADABLE SEEDLING POTS – PACT RENEWABLES’ ALTERNATIVE TO PLASTIC POTS FOR REDUCING LANDFILLING

Advantageously, these super functional seedling pots solve the inherent problems with plastic pots: excess watering, nutrient runoff and transplanting needs.

July 5, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
What Big Tech can do following SCOTUS’ big climate ruling

The Supreme Court has issued a major ruling on the government’s ability to regulate greenhouse gases. We’ll be looking at what tech can do to fill the void as well as Frontier’s big carbon removal purchase. Join us as we try to make climate lemonade.

July 5, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Jolt, Endeavour to install up to 1000 EV charging stations in Sydney

Australian electric vehicle charging firm JOLT Charge and Endeavour Energy have partnered in a plan to install up to 1000 electric vehicle chargers in Sydney, as the electricity network provider positions itself to capitalise on an expected rise in zero emission vehicles.

June 27, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Deloitte Pegs Price Tag of Climate Inaction at $178 Trillion over 50 Years

A new research report released today by Deloitte highlights the stark economic differences between taking a coordinated global approach to climate action and failure to act, with inaction on climate change poised to lead to as much as $178 trillion in GDP destruction over the next 50 years, while achieving global climate goals could result in $43 trillion of economic benefit over the same period.

June 27, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm