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Hoopsy paves the way for mainstream eco-pregnancy tests

Founder of Hoopsy, Lara, has created a 99% paper pregnancy test without sacrificing accuracy or convenience.
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A Trillion Positive Decisions

In this episode of The Social Innovation Podcast, host Zal chats with Climate Salad co-founder Mick all things climate tech, and why there are more opportunities to impact climate action than you think.
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Charopy is solving recycling challenges

Recycling company Charopy solves the problem of contaminated corporate recycling
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Change Foods: Harnessing the magic of microbes

Delicious, animal-free, climate-friendly dairy is possible with Change Foods
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Designing Circular Fashion with A.BCH

A.BCH is leading the charge circular fashion charge by reimagining the future of fashion.
Companies

Allegro Energy is energising battery development

Allegro Energy have invented a new, patented, water-based electrolyte system that does not compromise on performance, making many battery types not only much cheaper, but also environmentally friendly and compatible with a circular economy.
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eleXsys Energy nominated for Earthshot Prize

eleXsys Energy has been nominated for world’s top environmental award, the Earthshot Prize
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Reshaping the global food system with Bardee

Bardee is on a mission to revolutionise the global food system, using high quality black soldier fly larvae ingredients for sustainable food production.

News

Small Steps by Giant Leap: CSIRO’s $13b roadmap for clean, green proteins

Small Steps Vol 54: Australia's clean protein opportunity 🌿; flipping healthcare with value-based companies 👩‍⚕️; and HolonIQ’s state of impact funding 💸

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Postcards from the frontlines of climate change

Australia has some 16 Pacific Island neighbours — some with a landmass a millionth our size — who unanimously declare climate change the “single greatest threat” to the region.

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Thousands of EV chargers to be installed across regional NSW

More than 3000 electric vehicle chargers will be installed across NSW under a multimillion-dollar plan by the state government to boost regional tourism

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
‘Climate entrepreneurs deserve fast capital’: Enduring Planet unwraps a new fintech platform

Enduring Planet, a new fintech firm that exclusively funds climate entrepreneurs, is taking the wraps of its first product after securing $5 million in debt and equity financing.

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Race to cut carbon emissions fuels climate tech boom

Investors are pouring money into start-ups that want to build a greener economy

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
What’s Lost When We Talk ‘ESG’ and Not ‘Sustainability’

In recent years, ESG — which stands for environmental, social, and governance — has become a dominant term. Within the narrow world of the sustainability expert community, the battle royale is raging about sustainability versus ESG and the implications of shifting semantics. I don’t want to litigate what these words mean, but I do want to look at why ESG has taken over so fast and discuss some risks I see from the term’s adoption.

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
McKinsey launches climate change tech platform

Global consulting major is enhancing support for sustainable tech clients, building on the McKinsey Sustainability division created to consolidate its E&S business services.

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Stanford Gets $1.1 Billion for New Climate School From John Doerr

The billionaire venture capitalist said the study of climate change and sustainability would be the “new computer science.”

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Lab-grown meat and insects 'good for planet and health'

Dining on the likes of lab-grown meat or ground-up insects could lead to big savings in carbon emissions and water, as well as freeing up land for nature.

May 4, 2022
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Dimming the sun could expose 1 billion more people to malaria

A new study illustrates how geoengineering doesn’t just turn back the clock on climate change, it alters the climate in new and perhaps profound ways

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
The Great Carbon Opportunity — Part 1: pricing and measuring climate and environment

It has been our long held thesis that we are in the early stages of a decade long shift where ‘externalities’ are priced into financial and corporate decision making. The rapid development of the carbon and climate markets are the next exciting evolution of this theme.

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
The Great Carbon Opportunity — Part 2: the land grab for the rails of a new asset class

In valuing real assets we’ve over indexed current revenue streams. Carbon is being priced and becoming an asset and this is a new vector of potential monetisation of natural assets and the environment. We will need infrastructure to support this shift.

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
LEAFT FOODS YIELDS PROTEIN FROM THE WORLD'S MOST ABUNDANT SOURCE: LEAVES

Leaft Foods is enabling the extraction of protein from the most abundant commodity of any plant - its leaves. On the back of this breakthrough, the company has raised a Series A round of $15M

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Climate change will transform how we live, but these tech and policy experts see reason for optimism

It’s easy to feel pessimistic when scientists around the world are warning that climate change has advanced so far, it’s now inevitable that societies will either transform themselves or be transformed. But as two of the authors of a recent international climate report, we also see reason for optimism.

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Colossal grabs $60 million Series A for moonshot mammoth project

Colossal, the company known for its mission to resurrect a woolly mammoth (or at least, an elephant with some very mammoth-like traits), is back with $60 million in Series A funding. But despite the fanfare and cash, there’s not a ton of scientific progress to report.

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Our food system isn't ready for the climate crisis

The world's farms produce only a handful of varieties of bananas, avocados, coffee and other foods – leaving them more vulnerable to the climate breakdown

April 19, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Climate of Change with Cate Blanchett and Danny Kennedy

Actor and environmental campaigner Cate Blanchett and clean technology expert Danny Kennedy explore eco-anxiety, optimism and hope in the face of climate change.

April 19, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
How ‘choice architecture’ can help fight climate change

There is a solution to reducing carbon emissions that gets less attention than solar panels or electric cars: “choice architecture,” or behavioral design, that can help influence consumers to make better decisions for the climate.

April 19, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm