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Climate Salad welcome Audrey

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

We believe that women are a driving force in climate tech

We are at a critical juncture in the world, where the actions that we take today will shape the future of our planet. We caught up with KPMG High Growth Ventures on why it's important to back women in climate tech.

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FIVE WINNERS OF THE SECOND EVER EARTHSHOT PRIZE AWARDS UNVEILED

Prince William and The Earthshot Prize revealed the 2022 Earthshot Prize winners – an accomplished group of entrepreneurs and innovators spearheading ground-breaking solutions to repair and regenerate the planet. Each winner was awarded a £1 million prize at the second-annual Earthshot Prize awards ceremony

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
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
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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
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Olivia Utharntharm
Solar briefly overtakes coal in Australia as number one source of power nationally

For about half an hour on Friday, the national energy market caught a glimpse of what a renewables-powered future might look like. It was not caused by a shortage of coal-fired power, and it happened just outside the sunniest time of the year.

August 22, 2022
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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
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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
On how the built environment sector is about to be disrupted – $2 trillion a year for climate startups

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!

July 26, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
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
Climate tech gets a $100m shot in the arm

Australia’s fast-emerging climate tech industry has received a $100 million booster shot from Qantas employees’ superannuation fund and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, helping it remain immune to the malaise infecting the broader technology sector.

July 14, 2022
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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
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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
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Olivia Utharntharm
Here’s why climate tech may avoid repeating clean tech’s failures

There are myriad reasons why so many companies went belly up. Some had the right tech at the wrong time. Many relied on venture capital, which typically seeks returns on a timeline that’s unforgivingly brief for deep tech companies. Others were undercut by foreign competitors. Whatever the reason, the collapse spooked venture capitalists, who avoided the sector for years despite the potential for enormous long-term gains.

June 27, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Six books on climate change that offer hope rather than bleakness

We asked six environmental experts to each nominate a book about the climate crisis that offers hope.

June 27, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Deloitte Pegs Price Tag of Climate Inaction at $178 Trillion over 50 Years

A new research report released today by Deloitte highlights the stark economic differences between taking a coordinated global approach to climate action and failure to act, with inaction on climate change poised to lead to as much as $178 trillion in GDP destruction over the next 50 years, while achieving global climate goals could result in $43 trillion of economic benefit over the same period.

June 27, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Research shows native plants can detox PFAS-contaminated water

New research from Australia's national science agency CSIRO, the University of South Australia and the University of Western Australia has found that PFAS chemicals can be removed from contaminated water using Australian plants grown in a floating wetland.

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
UK scoops up 18% of Europe’s cleantech investment – report

UK companies attracted 18% of Europe’s cleantech investment amid a record year of funding for the sector, according to new data. The report, compiled by IP and R&D tax credit firm GovGrant, shows that last year investors poured £134bn into cleantech firms across Europe.

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
LinkedIn Top Green Voices: The 15 creators to follow in Australia and New Zealand

The inaugural LinkedIn Top Green Voices highlights 15 thought leaders in Australia and New Zealand who are posting insightful content and shaping conversations around sustainability, climate change and protecting the environment.

April 19, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Climate of Change with Cate Blanchett and Danny Kennedy

Actor and environmental campaigner Cate Blanchett and clean technology expert Danny Kennedy explore eco-anxiety, optimism and hope in the face of climate change.

April 19, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm