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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

Climate Salad welcome Audrey

Climate Salad is thrilled to welcome Audrey to the team!
Industry

Celebrating the 2022 Climate tech award winners

Celebrating the 2022 achievements in Australian climate tech
Companies

Unleashing the power of families for climate action

Be The Future unleashes the power of families to drive positive climate action
Industry

Taking Australian climate tech global

Meet the Australian climate tech companies taking on the US
Companies

Quality produce that doesn't cost the earth

Meet the founders who want to create the world's most sustainable supermarket.
Companies

Transform our world by understanding it

Industry Report Partner Eratos built a platform optimised for physical world data
Events

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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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
Health in a world of extreme heat

What the health consequences of a hotter climate are and how extreme heat is managed will be two of the defining questions of this decade, and are addressed by several papers in this issue of The Lancet.

January 13, 2023
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Amazon commits $53 million to fast-track innovations by female climate tech entrepreneurs

Amazon and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are launching a public-private partnership to address the gender inequities that exist for women in the climate finance ecosystem and to support female entrepreneurs with the resources they need to accelerate climate change innovations.

January 13, 2023
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Tech start-ups aim to reshape the economy through net zero

As the world’s leaders converged on the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh for the COP27 summit this month, for the annual progress check on the planet’s shared imperative to reduce carbon emissions and global warming, the growing ranks of Australia’s climate tech entrepreneurs were once again thankful for the spotlight.

November 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Renewable energy records tumble around the country as rooftop solar power soars

In events described as unprecedented, demand for electricity from the grid plummeted to record lows in Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia during the past two months.

November 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Tesla's big battery started with an Elon Musk Twitter exchange ‚Äď 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
Found by:
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
Found by:
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
Found by:
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
Found by:
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
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
The climate champions hoping to play kingmaker in Australia’s election

The pro-business, pro-environment ‚Äėteal independents‚Äô could help to usher in a greener government in the May 21 vote

May 16, 2022
Found by:
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 ‚Äúnew computer science.‚ÄĚ

May 16, 2022
Found by:
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‚Äôs cleantech investment ‚Äď 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
Found by:
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
Found by:
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
Found by:
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‚Äôs health ‚ÄĒ which is necessary if we wish to see significant progress on the climate front ‚ÄĒ innovation will have to expand beyond its current boundaries.

March 28, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm