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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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Carbon Sync fosters farmers' carbon farming

Carbon Sync helps farmers develop carbon farming systems and sells these carbon credits to businesses.
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Change Foods: Harnessing the magic of microbes

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

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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
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
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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