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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.
Companies

Carbon Sync fosters farmers' carbon farming

Carbon Sync helps farmers develop carbon farming systems and sells these carbon credits to businesses.
Companies

Change Foods: Harnessing the magic of microbes

Delicious, animal-free, climate-friendly dairy is possible with Change Foods
Events

Climate Tech Founders Pitch at our Melbourne Showcase

Over 25 founders pitched to a packed showcase in Melbourne on Wednesday April 6. Here is a list of who's who.
Industry

A powerful force in carbon removal, Stripe's Climate ambitions

Stripe isn't just a Fintech company, it has ambitious plans to be a key player in carbon removal. We caught up with Head of Climate, Nan Ransohoff, about Stripe's plans to create a market for carbon removal by pooling demand.
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Nicole Kleid Small: I’m no greenie, but now is the time to invest in ClimateTech

Nicole, Investment Director at Rampersand VC and early stage Australian tech investor, argues why it is now so important to invest in Climate Tech - not just to benefit the climate, but to ensure the safety, health and success of people.
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HydroPoint's Water Shake-Up

HydroPoint's Smart Water Kiosks dispense still or sparkling water and reusable bottles whilst tracking impact, to eliminate single use plastic bottles from the ocean, waterways and landfills.
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Giant Leap's Charlie MacDonald Talks Climate Tech

Giant Leap is a proud partner of our Melbourne Climate Tech Showcase. Charlie Macdonald, Associate at Giant Leap, chats his perspective on climate tech before the showcase next week.

News

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
VC Giant Leap pioneers linking carbon reduction to startup company revenue

Giant Leap has become the first VC fund in Australia to set a minimum emissions reduction target for climate technology investments.

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
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
Report: Climate tech is hitting peak maturity

Climate tech has seen the biggest gain since its last run-up and subsequent bust in the early 2000s, according to a new report Silicon Valley Bank provided exclusively to Axios

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Kiwi emissions credits startup Carbon Crop tops up with $1.73 million in pre-Series A

New Zealand based CarbonCrop is a purpose led business with an impressive technology solution bringing a greater level of integrity to carbon credit assessments

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
LEAFT FOODS YIELDS PROTEIN FROM THE WORLD'S MOST ABUNDANT SOURCE: LEAVES

Leaft Foods is enabling the extraction of protein from the most abundant commodity of any plant - its leaves. On the back of this breakthrough, the company has raised a Series A round of $15M

May 4, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Environmental impact statement released for Sun Cable's $30 billion solar energy project

Plans to build a massive solar energy project would result in significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in northern Australia

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Climate change will transform how we live, but these tech and policy experts see reason for optimism

It’s easy to feel pessimistic when scientists around the world are warning that climate change has advanced so far, it’s now inevitable that societies will either transform themselves or be transformed. But as two of the authors of a recent international climate report, we also see reason for optimism.

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Carbon credit: Start-up claims tech measures real-time greenhouse gases

A new start-up claims its technology, using artificial intelligence and spatial data, is the only real-time measure of carbon in the atmosphere and will help catalyse the world’s efforts in combating climate change.

April 19, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Carbon offset producers question buyer motives

Mega gas expansions such as Origin’s Beetaloo Basin project in the NT and Woodside’s Scarborough plans will need carbon offsets to meet investor demands and global rules. Now, some indigenous groups and land-based carbon farmers responsible for creating those credits are getting worried they will enable more emissions.

April 8, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Big News From ClimateTech Unicorn, LanzaTech

Climate Tech company LanzaTech has succeeded in engineering new strains of C. auto that would create two additional industrial platform chemicals – acetone and isopropanol (IPA), as well as carbon neutral ethanol.

April 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
We will get there: Qantas sets 2030 green target

Qantas on Thursday pledged to lower its net carbon emissions by 25 per cent from 2019 levels by the end of this decade, setting a new target en route to its existing ambition of hitting net-zero by 2050.

April 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
‘Easiest thing to help the planet’: How grocery startups are tackling food waste

A variety of Australian startups are connecting customers and farms directly – removing the middleman and eliminating food waste in the process.

March 28, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
State of Climate Tech 2021: Can investment reduce code red?

Society will need a variety of tech solutions – that will help mitigate, adapt to, and understand climate change – in order to respond effectively to the climate challenge

March 28, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm