Posts and News Tagged 

News

Posts

Industry

That's a wrap! 2021 in a salad bowl

In a little over 6 months, Climate Salad has grown from a blog into Australia and New Zealand's largest and leading Climate Tech community.
Industry

Diverse teams are a powerful force in deeptech, on why Main Sequence supports the Woman in Climate Tech Award

CSIRO Innovation Fund presents the inuagural Woman in Climate Tech Award
Companies

Meet the Climate Tech company using data and automation to help residential property with sustainability: ValAi

ValAi is building the tools the industry needs today so they can meet the sustainable finance demands of society tomorrow.
Industry

Crestone makes sustainable investing a top priority

Crestone wealth management has made sustainable investing a top priority for their business and comes on board to sponsor the Climate Tech showcase.
Industry

COP26 Insights, Governments will not lead on Climate response

Our resident Climate Scientist, Michael Molitor shares his key takeaways from COP26, and what hope we have for the future of our planet.
Industry

Investing in Climate Tech and supporting the ecosystem with Investible

Investible Climate Tech Fund sponsors the Climate Tech Newcomer Award 2021
Companies

Natural Capital start-up supports Showcase, naturally

Climate Tech stary-up Cecil Earth sponsors Climate Salad inaugural showcase and awards
Industry

Author and Climate Activist, Sarah Wilson joins us for the Climate Tech Showcase

Bestselling author, climate activist and minimalist, Sarah Wilson will be joining us to speak about 'why addressing the climate crisis is so important'.

News

Ten ways to confront the climate crisis without losing hope

The long read presents Reconstruction after Covid: It’s easy to despair at the climate crisis, or to decide it’s already too late – but it’s not. Here’s how to keep the fight alive

December 1, 2021
Found by:
Mick Liubinskas
Coal plants are closing faster than expected

Governments can keep the exit orderly Grattan Institute analysis shows it’s possible to achieve a vastly lower-emissions electricity system in less than two decades

December 1, 2021
Found by:
Stefan Knight
Wall Street sees first Fed climate change review in 2023

While the U.S. Federal Reserve trails other major central banks in tackling climate change, it's catching up on a critical front:

December 1, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Top-Selling Climate Funds Fail to Deliver on Carbon Emissions

Some of Europe’s most popular climate funds have been found to do no better at avoiding carbon emitters than a benchmark index with no environmental focus, according to new research

December 1, 2021
Found by:
Charlotte Connell
APRA puts onus on directors to manage climate change risk

The prudential regulator has put the onus on bank directors to manage climate risks on their institutions’ books.

December 1, 2021
Found by:
Ross Sharman
The ten most important insights from climate science

New report launched at COP26 in Glasgow summarizes the most pressing research findings and emerging insights from climate science

December 1, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
‘Vandals’: Victoria, Queensland fume over federal climate intervention

The commonwealth has used new powers to cancel states’ participation in global climate action

December 1, 2021
Found by:
Mick Liubinskas
Climate Tech Investments Can Add Up to Net Zero

Reaching the world’s climate targets will mean expanding the use of cutting-edge technologies that already exist. Making them more accessible requires cash — and generous government support

December 1, 2021
Found by:
Charlotte Connell
Climate Scientists on the Most Shocking Thing They’ve Seen

Climate Scientists on the Most Shocking Thing They’ve Seen “When you walk under a tree in one of these heat waves... You see dead birds on the ground.”

December 1, 2021
Found by:
Mick Liubinskas
‘An incredible moment of optimism’: Why it’s never been a better time to found a company

In the first episode of Futurepreneur, national business editor John McDuling is joined by venture capitalist Nick Crocker to talk through what it’s really like to get a startup off the ground.

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Brian Hill
The First Real Plan to Stop the Climate Crisis Is Here

Costa Rica and Denmark are leading the world's first concrete effort to stop the climate crisis in its tracks.

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Zal Dastur
The UN climate process is designed to fail

The world leaders at COP26 all endorsed the need for radical action. But the political pressures they are under are actually a recipe for inaction. There is a radical alternative.

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Good COP, bad COP: Climate wins and losses from Glasgow

Glasgow’s COP26 was not a total success, nor was it an abject failure and, despite Australia’s poor contribution, there is some cause for cautious optimism.

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Mick Liubinskas
Why KeepCup’s CEO wants to charge you more for your coffee

Sustainability is high on the public agenda and KeepCup CEO Abigail Forsyth says ditching takeaway cups would be a good start, even if it hurts your hip pocket.

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Mick Liubinskas
Labor wrangles over three options for 2030 target

Australian Financial Review Labor is striving to find a balance between keeping the left of the party onside and not exposing itself to a scare campaign.

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Chile wants to export solar energy to Asia via 15,000km submarine cable

The Antípodas project was announced by the Chilean government last week. It is aimed at taking advantage of the huge solar potential of the Atacama Desert, which is the world's region with the highest solar radiation.

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Ross Sharman
World Economic ForumWorld Economic Forum The future of food: Can you eat to save the climate?

From complex labels to opaque sourcing and unclear carbon impact, consumers find it hard to know if their food choices are environmentally sustainable

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Australia’s missed energy opportunity in Glasgow

By standing with China, Brazil and Russia at COP26, the country failed to support the global progress critical to its future as a low-carbon superpower.

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Atlassian co-founders back e-bike startup Zoomo in $80 million series B

Atlassian co-founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar have backed electric delivery bike startup Zoomo in an A$80 million series B.

November 17, 2021
Found by:
Brian Hill