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Transform our world by understanding it

Industry Report Partner Eratos built a platform optimised for physical world data
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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.
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Salad team welcomes Jared to the mix

You may know Jared from his previous role as Head of Sustainability at Canva, Climate Salad welcome a new team member.
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Blown away by our biggest showcase yet in Queensland

In partnership with the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, Queensland Climate Tech Showcase impressed!
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Sustainability is now everyone's business

Climate Salad had a chat with venture builder, innovation strategist, and community Builder Philippe Ceulen of Mandalay Ventures.
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Innovative Insurance from Upsure

We chat with Andrew Birt, co-founder of Upsure and a QLD climate tech showcase partner.
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Measuring Climate Impact to Avoid Greenwashing

Industry Report Partner KPMG helps companies develop and report climate impact
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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.

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Tesla's big battery started with an Elon Musk Twitter exchange – but behind the scenes, it wasn't that simple

It began with a bet between billionaires. In March 2017, Atlassian chief Mike Cannon-Brookes challenged Tesla boss Elon Musk to make good on a thought bubble about using batteries to solve South Australia's energy problems. "Tesla will get the system installed and working 100 days from contract signature or it is free," Mr Musk replied.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Experts say the net zero concept is often used to delay taking action against emissions

There's a growing consensus on the urgent need to bring down carbon emissions, and the global rallying cry is net zero. This isn't just a climate target, it's become a badge of commitment. There's also a realisation that it won't be easy.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Bright sparks fly

As organisations are forced to confront unprecedented rises in energy costs, an emerging group of Australian innovators in the energy sector is finding new opportunities and scaling for growth.

August 22, 2022
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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
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Olivia Utharntharm
Meet the Adelaide fintech startup that’s about to revolutionise how banks issue green home loans

Home owners could soon save money on loans and insurance by making their homes more energy efficient, while banks and insurers gain new insights into the sustainability of their residential portfolios, thanks to Adelaide-based fintech startup ValAi.

July 5, 2022
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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
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
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
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
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
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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
Inside the new $100 million women-led climate tech fund

Voyager Ventures last week announced a $100 million fund focused on early-stage climate tech companies. The size alone is impressive for an inaugural fund, and its backing includes many big names in tech and investing.

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
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Olivia Utharntharm
Silicon Valley climate innovations need to focus on inclusion

For low-income communities around the world, climate innovations can prove still inaccessible, irrelevant or even futile. If we are all to take part in restoring our planet’s health — which is necessary if we wish to see significant progress on the climate front — innovation will have to expand beyond its current boundaries.

March 28, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
The problems with HuskeeCup – and what they teach us about ethical consumerism

Here in Australia we pride ourselves on our world-class coffee. The only problem is that pang of guilt every time we throw one of those plastic-lined disposable cups into the bin – adding up to about a billion of them every year. So whenever a business comes up with an innovative way to reduce café waste, we’re all interested.

March 28, 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
I’m the Techstars CEO: Here’s why focusing on ESG drives wealth

Climate change creates business opportunities. So does social change, says Techstars CEO Maëlle Gavet.

October 26, 2021
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Mick Liubinskas
Greta Thunberg Is “Open” to Meeting Biden at the UN Climate Summit

In the lead-up to COP26, the Swedish activist talked about Biden’s climate plan, the media’s responsibility, and what gives her hope.

October 26, 2021
Found by:
Stefan Knight
‘No point in anything else’: Gen Z members flock to climate careers

Colleges offer support as young people aim to devote their lives to battling the crisis

October 6, 2021
Found by:
Charlotte Connell