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Data and devices are delivering real time climate impact

Industry Report Partner Wattwatchers uses scaleable tech to intelligently solve complex energy demands
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Optimising HVAC for comfort and the climate

Hal Systems uses predictive tech to ensure as the demands of HVAC increase, the environmental cost does not.
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Agtuary harnesses satellite and climate data to help transform the Agri+Food sector

Industry Report Partner Agtuary's co-founder and CEO Angus Muffatti highlights the critical role of climate tech in revolutionising our global Agri+Food systems.
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Accurassi: tech to transform the supply of energy

Industry Report Partner Accurassi provides energy retailers and and financiers with the guidance and personalisation for homes to transition to zero carbon.
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More Traction helps startups scale for maximum impact

Industry Report Supporter Leo Cerda: "We don't have time to build climate techs that nobody wants"
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A Sustainable Tomorrow Starts Today with Terran Industries

This all-in-one circular economy match-making platform helps businesses go green
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The Triple Win Opportunity of Climate Tech

We've published the inaugural Climate Tech Industry Report - and the Australian and New Zealand climate tech sector is growing strongly.
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A Trillion Positive Decisions

In this episode of The Social Innovation Podcast, host Zal chats with Climate Salad co-founder Mick all things climate tech, and why there are more opportunities to impact climate action than you think.

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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
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Olivia Utharntharm
Singapore-Australia Green Economy Agreement: Propelling Our Sustainable Future

Australians stand to benefit from new, practical cooperation with Singapore, which will promote jobs, trade and investment in ways that will accelerate our transition to net zero emissions.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
AGL announces it will close Loy Yang A power station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley up to 10 years sooner than planned

Energy giant AGL has announced it will close the Loy Yang A power station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley up to 10 years earlier than planned, targeting the end of 2035 financial year.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Vultures Prevent Tens of Millions of Metric Tons of Carbon Emissions Each Year

Vultures get a bad reputation for their carrion-scavenging ways, but their dietary habits prevent the release of greenhouse gases

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Electric Airliner a Step Closer as Heart Unveils 30-Seat Model

Plans for the first electric airliner took a step forward as Swedish startup Heart Aerospace AB swelled its design to 30 seats, announced a factory site and won investment from Saab AB, maker of the Gripen fighter.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
New vehicle sales in August highest in five years, EVs jump

New vehicle sales in August were the best for that month since 2017 in a market where demand continues to outstrip supply, and the appetite for electric vehicles reached a record 4.4 per cent of all new vehicles sold.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Queensland doubles down on Net-Zero with Low Carbon Accelerator

The Queensland government has doubled down on its activities to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 with the launch of a Low Carbon Accelerator Program.

November 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
The Roadmap of Building the Uber of Climate Tech

Right now, the world is moving too slowly, on track for 2.7 C of warming by 2100, far short of the 1.5 C goal that’s in the Paris Agreement. There’s no longer time for niceties. We need a climate tech startup that’s going to throw its weight around and force evolution on sclerotic governments and companies.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Albanese government passes climate bill through the lower house

The Albanese government has passed its climate bill through the lower house with a number of amendments. The new bill locks in a 43 per cent emissions reduction by 2030 and net zero by 2050 which is an update to Australia's obligations under the Paris Agreement.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Celebrating new ways of reducing CO2 - the art of cutting carbon

Scientists have invented a magical gadget that sucks the ink off printer paper so each sheet can be used 10 times over. They aim to cut the amount of planet-heating carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the paper and pulp industry by reducing demand for office paper.

August 22, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Plant-based meat by far the best climate investment, report finds

Investments in plant-based alternatives to meat lead to far greater cuts in climate-heating emissions than other green investments, according to one of the world’s biggest consultancy firms.

July 26, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Canberra will ban new petrol cars from 2035 in a bid to squash carbon emissions

Motorists will be banned from purchasing new “fossil fuel” vehicles in the nation’s capital from 2035.

July 26, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Australia 'on track' to generate half its electricity from renewable sources by 2025, report finds

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering says the country's renewable energy share will rise to 69 per cent by 2030

July 26, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Climate tech gets a $100m shot in the arm

Australia’s fast-emerging climate tech industry has received a $100 million booster shot from Qantas employees’ superannuation fund and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, helping it remain immune to the malaise infecting the broader technology sector.

July 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
‘Historic decision’: EU to end sale of polluting cars from 2035

The European Union only wants zero-emission or climate-neutral new cars and vans – meaning without combustion engines running on diesel, petrol and natural gas – to be placed on the market and sold as of 2035.

July 5, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
BP takes 40% stake in vast $30bn Australian renewables project

Solar, wind and green hydrogen scheme aims to generate equivalent to third of nation's capacity.

June 27, 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
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