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South Australia Climate Tech Showcase - Feb 8, 2023

South Australia boasts more renewable energy than any other state, but how do we make sure South Australia also becomes the net exporter of climate tech solutions?
Companies

Quality produce that doesn't cost the earth

Meet the founders who want to create the world's most sustainable supermarket.
Companies

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.
Companies

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.
Companies

Innovative Insurance from Upsure

We chat with Andrew Birt, co-founder of Upsure and a QLD climate tech showcase partner.
Companies

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.

News

Global renewable capacity growth set to double over next five years, says IEA

Global renewable power capacity growth is set to double over the next five years, driven by energy security concerns in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Mars Wrigley chocolate bars to be packed in recyclable, reusable or compostable material by 2025

A well-known chocolate brand is switching to paper packaging in a bid to avoid excess plastic waste.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Start-up Forkful secures funding to tackle hospitality industry’s food waste problem

The City of Casey, through its Circular Economy Living Lab Grant, has awarded funding to food sustainability start-up Forkful which will enable it to launch its food waste platform in the area.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
UN launches challenge for cities to harness the power of nature for cooling

Cities are warming twice as fast as the global average. The Nature for Cool Cities Challenge seeks to enhance the number of nature-based cooling solutions within built-up city surface area

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Clean energy has a tipping point, and 87 countries have reached it

Solar power, electric cars, grid-scale batteries, heat pumps—the world is crossing into a mass-adoption moment for green technologies.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Tech start-ups aim to reshape the economy through net zero

As the world’s leaders converged on the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh for the COP27 summit this month, for the annual progress check on the planet’s shared imperative to reduce carbon emissions and global warming, the growing ranks of Australia’s climate tech entrepreneurs were once again thankful for the spotlight.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Zero-emission zones to be created across Sydney, including at Blackwattle Bay, Central

The NSW government will create several zero-emission zones across Sydney, including at Blackwattle Bay and Central, as Infrastructure Minister Rob Stokes warned the city risked falling behind other global metropolises without immediate climate action.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Everledger partners with Ford on pilot project to improve battery recycling

Supply chain traceability company, Everledger, has revealed the launch of a world-first battery passport pilot with automotive manufacturer, Ford, to ensure responsible battery recycling from electric vehicles.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
What are green jobs? How do I train for a career in clean energy?

If you're looking for a career, or considering re-training, there's at least one sector that will have a tonne of work. Recent studies have estimated more than half-a-million jobs will be created through what's called the "clean energy transition".

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
New vehicle sales in August highest in five years, EVs jump

New vehicle sales in August were the best for that month since 2017 in a market where demand continues to outstrip supply, and the appetite for electric vehicles reached a record 4.4 per cent of all new vehicles sold.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
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