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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.

Climate Change: Why are we here?

The earth seems so big, we couldn't possibly use all the resources.
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.
Industry

Investors keen to finance climate tech innovation

Technology is critical to solving climate change and the acceleration of capital flows into climate tech is good news for everyone committed to a net zero future.
Industry

Gathering on the field 

Phil Morle, partner at Main Sequence, describes the Australian climate tech army gathering on the field.
Industry

Recovering engineer turned climate tech investor, meet Alezeia Brown

Recovering engineer turned climate tech investor Alezeia Brown talks to us about the upcoming Queensland Climate Tech Showcase.
Industry

The Climate Connection, the founders, the researchers, the dreamers and me

Researchers, founders and investors formed connections across the value chain of climate tech.

News

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
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
Found by:
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
Found by:
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
Found by:
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
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
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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
Found by:
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
Found by:
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
Found by:
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
Found by:
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
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
10 Women Scientists Leading the Fight Against the Climate Crisis

Climate change is an issue that affects everyone on the planet but women and girls are the ones suffering its effects the most. Why? Because women and girls have less access to quality education and later, job opportunities.

April 19, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Climate Salad aggressively drives climatetech ecosystem

At the forefront of the innovation ecosystem is climate tech, with startups and entrepreneurs scaling their mission to solve climate change using digital technologies.

April 8, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
‘OK Doomer’ and the Climate Advocates Who Say It’s Not Too Late

A growing cadre of people, many of them young, are fighting climate doomism, the notion that it’s too late to turn things around. They believe that focusing solely on terrible climate news can sow dread and paralysis, foster inaction, and become a self-fulfilling prophecy.

March 28, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
‘Easiest thing to help the planet’: How grocery startups are tackling food waste

A variety of Australian startups are connecting customers and farms directly – removing the middleman and eliminating food waste in the process.

March 28, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm