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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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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
Canberra will ban new petrol cars from 2035 in a bid to squash carbon emissions

Motorists will be banned from purchasing new ‚Äúfossil fuel‚ÄĚ vehicles in the nation‚Äôs capital from 2035.

July 26, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Breaking from China‚Äôs clean energy dominance ‚Äėimperative‚Äô, 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
Treasury to model economic impact of climate change after 9-year break

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.

July 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Countries set to join carbon markets as the world demands a green economic transition

For decades, carbon markets have been seen as part of the solution to climate change. They have mostly been dominated by the private sector, but this will soon change

July 14, 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
The Supreme Court’s EPA Ruling Is Going to Be Very, Very Expensive

The agency can still regulate carbon pollution, just not in the most efficient, system-wide ways.

July 5, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
How the Supreme Court ruling will gut the EPA's ability to fight the climate crisis

The Supreme Court on Thursday dealt a major blow to climate action by handcuffing the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate planet-warming emissions from the country's power plants, just as scientists warn the world is running out of time to get the climate crisis under control.

July 5, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
‚ÄėHistoric decision‚Äô: EU to end sale of polluting cars from 2035

The European Union only wants zero-emission or climate-neutral new cars and vans ‚Äď meaning without combustion engines running on diesel, petrol and natural gas ‚Äď to be placed on the market and sold as of 2035.

July 5, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
NSW to make single biggest investment in renewable energy

The NSW government is to make its single biggest investment in renewable energy infrastructure, committing $1.2 billion to fast-track critical transmission projects to deliver cheaper and more reliable power.

June 27, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
New Zealand targets EVs, industry with new $2.8 billion climate response fund

The New Zealand government said on Monday it would set up a NZ$4.5 billion ($2.83 billion) climate response fund, spending at least NZ$2.9 billion on cutting pollution over the next four years as it targets net zero emissions by 2050.

June 27, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
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
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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
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Olivia Utharntharm