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Transform our world by understanding it

Industry Report Partner Eratos built a platform optimised for physical world data
Companies

SwitchDin's smart grid is making renewable energy equitable and efficient

SwitchDin paves the way for an intelligent, renewable grid.
Events

Climate Salad's Climate Tech Festival and Awards

Australia's innovative climate tech network is proud to present its inaugural Climate Tech Festival and sceond annual awards.
Industry

Salad team welcomes Jared to the mix

You may know Jared from his previous role as Head of Sustainability at Canva, Climate Salad welcome a new team member.
Companies

Data and devices are delivering real time climate impact

Industry Report Partner Wattwatchers uses scaleable tech to intelligently solve complex energy demands
Industry

Climate Salad Trade Mission: To the US

Climate Salad is taking a delegation of climate tech companies to San Fransisco and Verge Climate Tech Festival in October 22. Apply now!
Companies

Sustainability is now everyone's business

Climate Salad had a chat with venture builder, innovation strategist, and community Builder Philippe Ceulen of Mandalay Ventures.
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

News

Impact Investing: what’s all the fuss about?

Impact investment makes up about 2 per cent of total investments around the globe. It is tiny. But it wasn’t that long ago you could say the same about responsible investing more broadly.

August 22, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
How climate change is reshaping Australia’s native food industry

Long touted for their far-reaching health, cultural, environmental and social benefits, Australia’s native foods industry is on the precipice of a boom, but as markets finally wake up to the produce’s potential another global factor is increasingly cause for concern.

August 22, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Revealed: How Mike Cannon-Brookes is spending his $1.5b green fund

Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes is targeting electric vehicles and the electrification of Australia’s homes as the first charitable projects backed by their $1.5 billion green fund.

August 22, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Experts say the net zero concept is often used to delay taking action against emissions

There's a growing consensus on the urgent need to bring down carbon emissions, and the global rallying cry is net zero. This isn't just a climate target, it's become a badge of commitment. There's also a realisation that it won't be easy.

August 22, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Clean-Tech Stocks Surge on Sinema’s Support for Climate Bill

Clean-tech stocks rose to some of their highest levels in months after Democrats won the backing of Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema for their bill to spend $370 billion on climate change measures.

August 22, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Tanya Plibersek says she will block Clive Palmer’s proposed coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

Australia’s environment minister says billionaire Palmer’s Central Queensland Coal proposal would likely have ‘unacceptable impacts’ on reef

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
The Roadmap of Building the Uber of Climate Tech

Right now, the world is moving too slowly, on track for 2.7 C of warming by 2100, far short of the 1.5 C goal that’s in the Paris Agreement. There’s no longer time for niceties. We need a climate tech startup that’s going to throw its weight around and force evolution on sclerotic governments and companies.

August 22, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
A ‘nation of innovation’ can tackle climate change

Of the new crop of members in the House of Representatives delivering maiden speeches on Tuesday evening, Labor’s Sally Sitou was up first, as Independent Zoe Daniel closed the evening.

August 22, 2022
Found by:
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
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
World Fund joins $128M bet that quantum can deliver climate breakthroughs

World Fund, a newcomer in climate-VC land, is taking the lead in a $128 million round for IQM, with hopes the Finnish quantum computing company will one day deliver carbon cuts by the megatonne.

July 26, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Plant-based meat by far the best climate investment, report finds

Investments in plant-based alternatives to meat lead to far greater cuts in climate-heating emissions than other green investments, according to one of the world’s biggest consultancy firms.

July 26, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Canberra will ban new petrol cars from 2035 in a bid to squash carbon emissions

Motorists will be banned from purchasing new “fossil fuel” vehicles in the nation’s capital from 2035.

July 26, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Systemiq secures $70 million to fund early-stage climate tech founders

Systemiq says it is out to fund founders who are focused on making large industries and cities “more efficient and sustainable.” In practice, it’ll fund key areas like regenerative land use, oceans, transportation and the circular economy.

July 26, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Breaking from China’s clean energy dominance ‘imperative’, 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
Renewables remain cheapest, but cost reductions on hold

Renewables remain the cheapest new-build electricity generation option in Australia, although inflation and supply chain disruptions will likely put cost reductions on hold for the next year, CSIRO’s annual GenCost report has found.

July 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Twiggy-backed accelerator aims to give Indigenous entrepreneurs a dream start

The free program which starts on August 2 will see 40 successful applicants selected to participate in workshops and presentations that will give them the know-how and skills to raise funds (whether it be angel investing, crowdfunding or venture capital), how to create a business model, a go-to-market strategy, and more.

July 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
We’ve overexploited the planet, now we need to change if we’re to survive

Addressing the twin challenges of carbon emissions and biodiversity loss requires political will and leadership. Ambitious commitments must be made

July 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
CSIRO launches virtual Hydrogen Knowledge Centre

An online centre consolidating Australian hydrogen research and industry activities has been launched by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, aimed at supercharging the development of a clean and competitive hydrogen industry.

July 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Australia’s $4.2bn climate tech startup sector is booming – Mick Liubinskas reveals the ones to watch

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.

July 5, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm