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The Inventors: The Climate Connection

On June 9, we're connecting researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors together for climate tech.
Industry

Climate Action: The Power of Ten

If we can combine these ten elements, we can avert climate disaster
Industry

COP26 Insights, Governments will not lead on Climate response

Our resident Climate Scientist, Michael Molitor shares his key takeaways from COP26, and what hope we have for the future of our planet.
Industry

AUSTRALIA’S CARBON TARGETS, Are we dinosaurs or winners?

Every Australian State and Territory has announced a 2050 net zero carbon emissions target but what about the Federal Government - are we Dinosaurs or Winners in this?
Industry

ARENA Mission and Roadmap

ARENA have announced their focus areas for the next 12 months
Industry

New climate tech scaleup hub coming to Sydney 

The City of Sydney teams up with seed venture firm Investible to build a climate tech hub in Circular Quay
Companies

Flood preparation, management and data from FloodMapp

Flood forecasting and real-time flood mapping
Industry

Thoughts On IPCC Report 6

What it means and what is missing

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The climate champions hoping to play kingmaker in Australia’s election

The pro-business, pro-environment ‚Äėteal independents‚Äô could help to usher in a greener government in the May 21 vote

May 16, 2022
Found by:
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
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Biden Allocates Over $3 Billion to Develop Domestic EV Battery Supply Chain and Production

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on Monday funding of more than $3 billion to support domestic battery production, supply chain development and recycling, aimed at boosting the Biden’s administration’s goals to significantly ramp vehicle electrification in the U.S., and to bolster the country’s energy independence

May 16, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Politicians are basking in the ‚Äėthrill‚Äô of fossil fuels, but this election is Australia‚Äôs last chance to reset our climate attitude

Despite being a top issue for Australians, climate action has been completely sidelined in favour of the total sham to expand gas and coal

May 4, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
President Biden Signs Executive Order to Strengthen America’s Forests, Boost Wildfire Resilience, and Combat Global Deforestation

Today, on Earth Day, President Biden will sign an Executive Order to expand his Administration’s historic and bold efforts to tackle the climate crisis, make our nation more resilient to extreme weather, and strengthen local economies.

May 4, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Scientists identify the missing ingredient for climate action: Political will

This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, released a report that emphasised that the barriers to accomplishing progress on climate change are largely political, not scientific.

April 11, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Tech and innovation sectors need more than the Coalition has offered

The limp response from many in Australia’s technology and innovation sector to the government’s pre-election budget will have come as a surprise to some within the Coalition, but zero enthusiasm is a fitting response from an industry that has been largely ignored or patronised by prime ministers for the best part of a decade.

April 8, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Former watchdog goes public with carbon credit ‚Äėfraud‚Äô claims

Up to 80 per cent of the carbon credits issued by Australia‚Äôs clean energy regulator are flawed, leaving buyers holding ‚Äúsham‚ÄĚ assets that have failed to reduce the nation‚Äôs carbon burden, says Andrew Macintosh, the Abbott government‚Äôs former chair of a key market oversight integrity committee.

March 28, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Taylor‚Äôs latest $50m gas subsidy splurge labelled as ‚Äúslap in the face for flood victims‚ÄĚ

Federal energy minister Angus Taylor has been slammed for channelling more than $50 million in new subsidies into the gas industry, just as Australia faces fresh international calls to strengthen its emissions reduction targets and emerges from its latest flood crisis.

March 28, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
SEC plans to force public companies to disclose greenhouse gas emissions

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.

March 21, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Today’s energy crisis makes supporting clean energy start-ups more important than ever

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

March 21, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Coal plants are closing faster than expected

Governments can keep the exit orderly Grattan Institute analysis shows it’s possible to achieve a vastly lower-emissions electricity system in less than two decades

December 1, 2021
Found by:
Stefan Knight
Labor wrangles over three options for 2030 target

Australian Financial Review Labor is striving to find a balance between keeping the left of the party onside and not exposing itself to a scare campaign.

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Australia will be the rich world's weakest link at COP26 with hollow net-zero and emissions pledges

PM has revealed the plan he'll take to COP26 in Glasgow later this week after coming under intense pressure at home and abroad to commit to net zero emissions by 2050

November 3, 2021
Found by:
Mick Liubinskas
Coalition avoids meltdown over emissions target ‚Äď but at what price?

Scott Morrison will be relieved the Nationals have limped across the line on net zero by 2050

October 26, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
There are no real climate leaders yet ‚Äď who will step up at Cop26? | Greta Thunberg

Like other rich nations, the UK is more talk than action on the climate crisis. Something needs to change in Glasgow, says climate activist Greta Thunberg

October 26, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
In the Sharma case, Australia’s federal court must not avert its eyes from the climate crisis

If the environment minister allows 100m tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere, she will be inflicting future harm. It’s as simple as that

October 25, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Grattan on Friday: To go or not to go ‚ÄĒ Morrison grapples with Glasgow

Climate or COVID? Both will influence the election outcome

October 6, 2021
Found by:
Stefan Knight
Analysis: Australia's climate policy is being dictated by a former accountant in a cowboy hat

PM Scott Morrison made it clear his loyalty lies with his deputy, and not with international allies who are urging Australia to take greater action to cut emissions

October 6, 2021
Found by:
Mick Liubinskas