The International Emissions Trading Association issued guidelines on blockchain use in carbon markets. IETA is the main lobby group for the international Voluntary Carbon Markets (VCM). It aims to establish a functional framework for trading in GHG emission reductions.
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.
When the bad news comes in about climate change – and there’s been plenty of it in the past week – it’s easy to start feeling helpless. But that’s only half the story – and now Silicon Valley is watching!
The federal Treasury is modelling the impact of climate change on the Australian economy and the national budget, re-starting work abandoned for almost a decade.
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.
Leading Australian tech startup angel investor Mick Liubinskas has turned his focus to climate tech. Here’s some of the startups to keep an eye on over the coming years.
Australia’s nascent climate tech sector is already worth $4.2 billion and could deliver more than 2,000 new jobs in next 12 months, according to a landmark new report by Climate Salad.
Publicly funded research into climate change is going to the wealthiest nations and ignoring new technologies that could ameliorate the effects faster, according to new research.
A new rule proposed by the SEC would require companies to significantly increase their reporting on climate risk. We look at the implications for senior executives.
New Zealand based CarbonCrop is a purpose led business with an impressive technology solution bringing a greater level of integrity to carbon credit assessments
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.
Reflecting an unprecedented period in history, the report captures not only the reality of the immense challenges we face amid the ongoing global pandemic, but also the resilient responses that so many impact enterprises offer as solutions.
A new start-up claims its technology, using artificial intelligence and spatial data, is the only real-time measure of carbon in the atmosphere and will help catalyse the world’s efforts in combating climate change.
A collaboration between Australia’s national science agency CSIRO and Eratos will help software engineers and researchers develop more informed, effective and scalable digital solutions for owners and managers of natural and built world assets.
Australian banks could be forced to count the emissions of residential mortgagees, car financing and other debtors in their official carbon footprint if proposed climate disclosure rules in the United States are formalised later this year.
Up to 80 per cent of the carbon credits issued by Australia’s clean energy regulator are flawed, leaving buyers holding “sham” assets that have failed to reduce the nation’s carbon burden, says Andrew Macintosh, the Abbott government’s former chair of a key market oversight integrity committee.
Society will need a variety of tech solutions – that will help mitigate, adapt to, and understand climate change – in order to respond effectively to the climate challenge
U.S: From Coca-Cola to Tesla, companies report emissions in widely different ways. A new federal rule is expected to standardize climate disclosures, putting the U.S. on closer footing with other countries.
IEAl: Periods of energy disruption, like the one we are seeing today, offer an opening for disruptive technologies. A helping hand for clean energy start-ups can help respond to the current energy crisis while also accelerating progress towards climate targets