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The Inventors: The Climate Connection

On June 9, we're connecting researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors together for climate tech.
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Introducing Olivia Utharntharm, our Programs Manager

Please meet our Programs Manager, Olivia Utharntharm
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Introducing Jess Taylor, our partnerships manager

Meet Jess our Partnerships Manager here at Climate Salad
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Melbourne Climate Tech Showcase report

It's always a little nerve-wracking to venture into new territory, but Melbourne did not disappoint with a strong Climate Tech community
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Announcing our upcoming Climate Tech Industry Report

This industry-first report will deep dive into the ANZ Climate Tech industry.
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Bloom launches Australia’s first climate impact investing app

Founders Camille Socquet-Clerc and Bertrand Caron developed Bloom because they wanted to debunk the myth that making money and saving the planet weren't mutually exclusive.
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Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow, Happy IWD

Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow is this year's theme for International Women's Day and we know that what we do in startups shapes our future.
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Why Climate Tech Investments Are Mostly Meaningless

WHY CLIMATE TECH INVESTMENTS ARE MOSTLY MEANINGLESS Optimization for financial returns is uncorrelated to generating climate benefits

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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
Small Steps by Giant Leap: CSIRO’s $13b roadmap for clean, green proteins

Small Steps Vol 54: Australia's clean protein opportunity 🌿; flipping healthcare with value-based companies 👩‍⚕️; and HolonIQ’s state of impact funding 💸

May 16, 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
The climate champions hoping to play kingmaker in Australia’s election

The pro-business, pro-environment ‘teal independents’ could help to usher in a greener government in the May 21 vote

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Thousands of EV chargers to be installed across regional NSW

More than 3000 electric vehicle chargers will be installed across NSW under a multimillion-dollar plan by the state government to boost regional tourism

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
‘Climate entrepreneurs deserve fast capital’: Enduring Planet unwraps a new fintech platform

Enduring Planet, a new fintech firm that exclusively funds climate entrepreneurs, is taking the wraps of its first product after securing $5 million in debt and equity financing.

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Race to cut carbon emissions fuels climate tech boom

Investors are pouring money into start-ups that want to build a greener economy

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
What’s Lost When We Talk ‘ESG’ and Not ‘Sustainability’

In recent years, ESG — which stands for environmental, social, and governance — has become a dominant term. Within the narrow world of the sustainability expert community, the battle royale is raging about sustainability versus ESG and the implications of shifting semantics. I don’t want to litigate what these words mean, but I do want to look at why ESG has taken over so fast and discuss some risks I see from the term’s adoption.

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
McKinsey launches climate change tech platform

Global consulting major is enhancing support for sustainable tech clients, building on the McKinsey Sustainability division created to consolidate its E&S business services.

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
NSW 20-Year R&D Roadmap

The NSW 20-Year R&D Roadmap (Roadmap) is a recommendation of the Turning ideas into jobs: Accelerating R&D in NSW Action Plan. The Roadmap sets out a 20-year vision for NSW to produce more world-leading new technologies, products and services, and develop and sustain globally competitive advantages and future industries that improve productivity, standards of living, quality of life, and the natural environment.

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Stanford Gets $1.1 Billion for New Climate School From John Doerr

The billionaire venture capitalist said the study of climate change and sustainability would be the “new computer science.”

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Biden Allocates Over $3 Billion to Develop Domestic EV Battery Supply Chain and Production

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on Monday funding of more than $3 billion to support domestic battery production, supply chain development and recycling, aimed at boosting the Biden’s administration’s goals to significantly ramp vehicle electrification in the U.S., and to bolster the country’s energy independence

May 16, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Grok Ventures is now AGL's largest shareholder.

Grok Ventures believe the Board’s plan to split AGL into two companies would deliver a terrible outcome for shareholders, customers, Australian taxpayers and the planet. Decarbonisation is one of Australia’s biggest economic opportunities and a vital challenge the world needs to solve.

May 4, 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
Dimming the sun could expose 1 billion more people to malaria

A new study illustrates how geoengineering doesn’t just turn back the clock on climate change, it alters the climate in new and perhaps profound ways

May 4, 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