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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.
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.
Companies

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.
Industry

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.
Companies

Terran Industries is Creating a Sustainable Tomorrow

Terran Industries is a B2B match-making platform which helps businesses, organisations and communities reduce their environmental footprint

News

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
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
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
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Dimming the sun could expose 1 billion more people to malaria

A new study illustrates how geoengineering doesn’t just turn back the clock on climate change, it alters the climate in new and perhaps profound ways

May 4, 2022
Found by:
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
Found by:
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
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Carbon Capture: Early Days of a $1 Trillion Industry?

Carbon capture can help both reduce the carbon footprint of certain industries and, uniquely, remove legacy carbon from the atmosphere; even the most ambitious emission-reduction scenarios maintain a share of fossil fuels usage, suggesting carbon capture solutions are needed to achieve full decarbonisation.

April 11, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Climate change: IPCC scientists to examine carbon removal in key report

UN scientists are likely to weigh up technology to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, as they gather to finalise a key IPCC report.

April 4, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Former watchdog goes public with carbon credit ‘fraud’ claims

Up to 80 per cent of the carbon credits issued by Australia’s clean energy regulator are flawed, leaving buyers holding “sham” assets that have failed to reduce the nation’s carbon burden, says Andrew Macintosh, the Abbott government’s former chair of a key market oversight integrity committee.

March 28, 2022
Found by:
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
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Avarni is developing a new format to report scope 3 emissions

Avarni is developing a new format to report the Scope 3 emissions of Qantas.

September 27, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
One in five carbon credits under Australia’s main climate policy are ‘junk’ cuts, research finds

Avoided deforestation’ projects do not represent genuine abatement, say researchers who liken the Coalition policy to ‘cheap tricks and hot air

September 23, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
It’s Climate Week Again, but the Calendar Is Running Out

A slow transition away from carbon will be costlier than a fast one

September 23, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Jane Goodall joins campaign to plant a trillion trees by 2030

Natural carbon sinks

September 23, 2021
Found by:
Mick Liubinskas
The sound of inevitability: the coming consolidation in Agtech

One reason is that venture capital fund lifecycles

September 9, 2021
Found by:
Sarah Nolet
One Small Step hires Tessa Marano as Chief Content Officer

Tessa Marano was the head of fundraising and content lead at sustainability non-profit 1 Million Women, she is the first senior hire to help them massively scale their brand and user growth after they concluded a seed round in July 2021.

September 8, 2021
Found by:
Lily Dempster
Soil Carbon: The solution beneath our feet

Regen ventures Parker Hughes on the value of soil

August 31, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor