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BetaCarbon Is Propelling Australian Carbon Markets

Industry Report Partner BetaCarbon's Founder and CEO, Guy Dickinson, highlights the incredible growth opportunity of Carbon Markets.
Industry

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.
Industry

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

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
Found by:
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
Seagrass Restoration Project Aims To Help Tackle Climate Change

Cawthron Institute has partnered with Westpac NZ Government Innovation Fund, Port Nelson and forestry company OneFortyOne to launch a seagrass restoration project that aims to fight climate change and improve ecosystem health.

August 22, 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
How much is a mangrove forest worth? In some places, $850,000 per hectare.

Thousands of kilometers of shoreline would qualify as cost-effective candidates for mangrove forest and coral reef restoration, thanks to their ability to reduce flooding, new research shows.

July 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Countries set to join carbon markets as the world demands a green economic transition

For decades, carbon markets have been seen as part of the solution to climate change. They have mostly been dominated by the private sector, but this will soon change

July 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Jolt, Endeavour to install up to 1000 EV charging stations in Sydney

Australian electric vehicle charging firm JOLT Charge and Endeavour Energy have partnered in a plan to install up to 1000 electric vehicle chargers in Sydney, as the electricity network provider positions itself to capitalise on an expected rise in zero emission vehicles.

June 27, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
Tech Zero episode 3: the sludge that could save BHP’s carbon footprint

The dam at Mt Keith is a leading global example of “mineral carbonation”, a chemical reaction triggered when the mine’s magnesium-rich wastes interact with air, leading to carbon dioxide being sucked out of the atmosphere and locked away in secure mineral crystals.

June 27, 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
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
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
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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
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
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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
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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
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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
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