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Climate Salad welcome Audrey

Climate Salad is thrilled to welcome Audrey to the team!
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Australian vine health technology set to grow

Deep Planet is helping Australian viticulture adapt to the effects of a changing climate
Companies

The world-first seaweed bioplastic alternative replacing plastics one bottle at a time

Kelpy is at the forefront of marine materials, working to build a future free of fossil fuels and plastic pollution.
Industry

Meat from Microbes: The Fermentation Opportunity

Guest author Nick explores the power of microbes to transform our food systems.
Companies

Carbon Sync fosters farmers' carbon farming

Carbon Sync helps farmers develop carbon farming systems and sells these carbon credits to businesses.
Companies

Change Foods: Harnessing the magic of microbes

Delicious, animal-free, climate-friendly dairy is possible with Change Foods
Industry

The rise of Natural Capital

Cecil Earth Co-Founder, Alex Logan and Climate Scientist, Michael Molitor discuss the rise in demand for Natural Capital and what to do about it.
Companies

Video Interview: Anastasia Volkova from Regrow Ag

CEO and Co-Founder talks about the foundation, growth and future of this amazing company.

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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
UN launches challenge for cities to harness the power of nature for cooling

Cities are warming twice as fast as the global average. The Nature for Cool Cities Challenge seeks to enhance the number of nature-based cooling solutions within built-up city surface area

January 13, 2023
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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
Solar payback times narrow as electricity prices rise

Rising electricity costs are reducing the payback periods for the cost of solar panels and their installation to be fully recouped by savings on electricity bills

November 14, 2022
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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
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Olivia Utharntharm
Seagrass Restoration Project Aims To Help Tackle Climate Change

Cawthron Institute has partnered with Westpac NZ Government Innovation Fund, Port Nelson and forestry company OneFortyOne to launch a seagrass restoration project that aims to fight climate change and improve ecosystem health.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Blue Heart: how the Maroochy River catchment could be part of the solution to climate change

A project to restore and protect the Maroochy River catchment as a solution to climate change has received a major grant. The Blue Heart project received $2 million from the Federal Government’s Blue Carbon Ecosystem Restoration Grants. The project aims to transition the Maroochy floodplain from its former uses as cane farms and other rural activities back to natural estuarine systems.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
'Hot and stressed' grapes: Start-up helps winemakers survive climate change with AI and satellite tech

Oxford start-up Deep Planet is leveraging AI and satellite imagery data to help wine growers and producers adapt to climate change.

July 26, 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
How much is a mangrove forest worth? In some places, $850,000 per hectare.

Thousands of kilometers of shoreline would qualify as cost-effective candidates for mangrove forest and coral reef restoration, thanks to their ability to reduce flooding, new research shows.

July 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
SOIL DEGRADABLE SEEDLING POTS – PACT RENEWABLES’ ALTERNATIVE TO PLASTIC POTS FOR REDUCING LANDFILLING

Advantageously, these super functional seedling pots solve the inherent problems with plastic pots: excess watering, nutrient runoff and transplanting needs.

July 5, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Tech Zero episode 3: the sludge that could save BHP’s carbon footprint

The dam at Mt Keith is a leading global example of “mineral carbonation”, a chemical reaction triggered when the mine’s magnesium-rich wastes interact with air, leading to carbon dioxide being sucked out of the atmosphere and locked away in secure mineral crystals.

June 27, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Postcards from the frontlines of climate change

Australia has some 16 Pacific Island neighbours — some with a landmass a millionth our size — who unanimously declare climate change the “single greatest threat” to the region.

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
VC Giant Leap pioneers linking carbon reduction to startup company revenue

Giant Leap has become the first VC fund in Australia to set a minimum emissions reduction target for climate technology investments.

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Politicians are basking in the ‘thrill’ of fossil fuels, but this election is Australia’s 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
Lab-grown meat and insects 'good for planet and health'

Dining on the likes of lab-grown meat or ground-up insects could lead to big savings in carbon emissions and water, as well as freeing up land for nature.

May 4, 2022
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Why we need to stop kidding ourselves about climate change

Climate change connects crucial Australian interests, and we are the developed country that has most to lose from climate disruption.

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
The world’s wetlands are slipping away. This vibrant sanctuary underscores the stakes.

It’s been 50 years since an international treaty to protect wetlands was created but, around the world, wetlands are still disappearing three times faster than forests.

May 4, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
The Great Carbon Opportunity — Part 2: the land grab for the rails of a new asset class

In valuing real assets we’ve over indexed current revenue streams. Carbon is being priced and becoming an asset and this is a new vector of potential monetisation of natural assets and the environment. We will need infrastructure to support this shift.

May 4, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm