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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

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.
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
Industry

How early is too early to talk to an investor?

We caught up with early-stage energy climate tech investors at Investible to pick their brains about investing in climate tech startups.
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.
Companies

Australian vine health technology set to grow

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

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Australian Red Cross announces partnership with local start-up Climasens to scale climate intelligence platform through the Humanitech Lab

Climasens, a climate intelligence start-up, has received a boost to scale its impact through the Humanitech Lab. The innovation program is spearheaded by Humanitech, an initiative of Australian Red Cross, focused on harnessing technology and social innovation to meet humanitarian need.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
NSW declares first renewable energy zone with offshore wind in plan to replace coal

The NSW Government has declared its fourth renewable energy zone ‚Äď and the first to include access to offshore wind ‚Äď as it races to put in the infrastructure for new wind, solar and storage to replace the country‚Äôs biggest fleet of coal generators.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Carbon management startup tackling ‚Äėscope 3‚Äô emissions for business raises $3 million

Carbon management startup Avarni has raised $3 million in venture funding, less than 12 months after launching.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Albanese government looking at laws to force big business to disclose climate efforts

Banks and other big businesses will be forced to come clean with the public about what they are doing to cut emissions under plans put forward by the Albanese government.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Global renewable capacity growth set to double over next five years, says IEA

Global renewable power capacity growth is set to double over the next five years, driven by energy security concerns in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Half of Australia’s biggest companies have net-zero emissions plans, but climate action may come too late

About half of Australia’s biggest listed companies have plans to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, our new analysis has found.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
FIVE WINNERS OF THE SECOND EVER EARTHSHOT PRIZE AWARDS UNVEILED

Prince William and The Earthshot Prize revealed the 2022 Earthshot Prize winners ‚Äď 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
UN Environment: Investments in ‚ÄėNature-Based‚Äô 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¬įC, as well as halting biodiversity loss and progressively increasing land degradation.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Is Australia worthy of hosting a COP summit in 2026?

Australia is well-positioned to be a world leader on climate change. Our geographic position, our wealth of natural resources and our strengths in advanced manufacturing, technology and trade give us a unique perspective that should influence global thinking on climate.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Why climate tech startups need a new carbon-reporting framework

Climate action frameworks have yet to support climate-smart startups. That needs to change.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
TPG-Backed Carbon Markets Platform Rubicon Raising $1 Billion

Carbon markets-focused products and solutions platform Rubicon Carbon announced its official launch today, aiming to ‚Äúdeliver greater scale, confidence, and innovation across all facets of the carbon market.‚ÄĚ

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Mars Wrigley chocolate bars to be packed in recyclable, reusable or compostable material by 2025

A well-known chocolate brand is switching to paper packaging in a bid to avoid excess plastic waste.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
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
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Coalition-era $1bn fund rebadged to support clean energy tech

The Albanese government will funnel $500 million into the commercialisation of clean energy technologies through a rebadged version of a $1 billion fund first proposed by the former Coalition government.

January 13, 2023
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Olivia Utharntharm
Start-up Forkful secures funding to tackle hospitality industry’s food waste problem

The City of Casey, through its Circular Economy Living Lab Grant, has awarded funding to food sustainability start-up Forkful which will enable it to launch its food waste platform in the area.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
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‚ĄĘ technology

The PhotonAssay‚ĄĘ 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
Australia‚Äôs National Electricity Market ‚Äėneeds 46GW/640GWh of dispatchable energy storage by 2050‚Äô

As the role of coal declines and ends in Australia’s National Electricity Market (NEM), huge growth in dispatchable energy storage capacity will be needed in the mix, along with other technologies.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Can Big Tech’s layoffs help mitigate climate change?

Thousand of technology workers are being axed, creating an unexpected boon for certain climate firms

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm