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South Australia Climate Tech Showcase - Feb 8, 2023

South Australia boasts more renewable energy than any other state, but how do we make sure South Australia also becomes the net exporter of climate tech solutions?
Industry

Climate Salad welcome Audrey

Climate Salad is thrilled to welcome Audrey to the team!
Industry

Celebrating the 2022 Climate tech award winners

Celebrating the 2022 achievements in Australian climate tech
Industry

Australia's defining moment in climate tech

The inaugural Climate Tech Festival was a defining moment in the Australian climate tech ecosystem, demonstrating the strength of this industry.
Industry

The 2022 Australia & New Zealand Climate Tech 100

The Australia and New Zealand Climate Tech 100 is HolonIQ’s annual list of the most promising startups working in new energy, the environment and sustainability.
Companies

Unleashing the power of families for climate action

Be The Future unleashes the power of families to drive positive climate action
Industry

Taking Australian climate tech global

Meet the Australian climate tech companies taking on the US
Industry

HolonIQ Australia and New Zealand Climate Tech 100 2022

HolonIQ has announced their 2022 Australia and New Zealand Climate Tech 100

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UN Environment: Investments in ‘Nature-Based’ Climate Solutions Must Double by 2025

A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme warns that investment in nature-based solutions must double by 2025 if the world is to limit global warming to 1.5°C, as well as halting biodiversity loss and progressively increasing land degradation.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Quarter of VC funding goes to climate tech

Climate tech funding represented more than a quarter of venture capital investment in 2022 so far, and has been in the upper half of the 20-30% range since the start of 2018, according to PwC’s new State of Climate Tech 2022 report.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
2022 Australian State of the Climate Report

The biennial State of the Climate report series draws on the latest climate research, encompassing observations, analyses and projections to describe year-to-year variability and longer-term changes in Australia’s climate. The 2022 State of the Climate report is now available.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Prestigious Prime Minister's 2022 Prize for Innovation awarded to CSIRO's PhotonAssay™ technology

The PhotonAssay™ technology was developed by #CSIRO. It delivers faster, safer, more accurate, and environmentally friendly analysis of gold for the minerals industry.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Health in a world of extreme heat

What the health consequences of a hotter climate are and how extreme heat is managed will be two of the defining questions of this decade, and are addressed by several papers in this issue of The Lancet.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Amazon commits $53 million to fast-track innovations by female climate tech entrepreneurs

Amazon and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are launching a public-private partnership to address the gender inequities that exist for women in the climate finance ecosystem and to support female entrepreneurs with the resources they need to accelerate climate change innovations.

January 13, 2023
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Clean energy has a tipping point, and 87 countries have reached it

Solar power, electric cars, grid-scale batteries, heat pumps—the world is crossing into a mass-adoption moment for green technologies.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Renewable energy records tumble around the country as rooftop solar power soars

In events described as unprecedented, demand for electricity from the grid plummeted to record lows in Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia during the past two months.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Zero-emission zones to be created across Sydney, including at Blackwattle Bay, Central

The NSW government will create several zero-emission zones across Sydney, including at Blackwattle Bay and Central, as Infrastructure Minister Rob Stokes warned the city risked falling behind other global metropolises without immediate climate action.

November 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Vultures Prevent Tens of Millions of Metric Tons of Carbon Emissions Each Year

Vultures get a bad reputation for their carrion-scavenging ways, but their dietary habits prevent the release of greenhouse gases

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Patagonia founder just donated the entire company, worth $3 billion, to fight climate change

The company’s non-voting stock, worth close to $3 billion, will be owned by a collective that will use all profits that aren’t reinvested into the business to fight climate change.

November 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Climate tech is a hot investment in 2022 — next five years could be even hotter

Despite whispers of a downturn earlier this year, investors continue to express confidence in climate tech. Though numbers are down compared with 2021, a year that many agree is an outlier in the VC world, they’re on track to beat 2020 as the second hottest year for investment

November 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Would you eat meat and milk made in a lab? The Australian companies turning science-fiction into reality

Throwing a lamb chop on the barbie is about as Australian as it gets, but many are seeking out alternative sources of protein amid growing concerns over food security, animal welfare and the environment.

November 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Skalata Ventures backs climate tech startup NetNada to help SMEs become carbon neutral

Small business carbon footprint measurement startup NetNada has raised $200,000 in Seed funding from Skalata Ventures to make reporting easier and more affordable for SMEs.

November 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Queensland doubles down on Net-Zero with Low Carbon Accelerator

The Queensland government has doubled down on its activities to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 with the launch of a Low Carbon Accelerator Program.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Will Climate Tech Save Us?

The Inflation Reduction Act became law on Aug. 16. As he signed the bill, President Joe Biden called it “the most aggressive action ever, ever ever ever, in confronting the climate crisis.”

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
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
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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