These days climate investing is hot — if you will pardon the awful pun — but the days of just raising a fund and calling it “climate focused” are well and truly over.
The country is plummeting in the global rankings of innovative nations and risks becoming a low-paid, services economy unless it reconsiders investment in deep tech.
Researchers harness sunlight to harvest energy and food together, utilizing the full spectrum of light to improve outputs.
Decades of research by scientists at Exxon accurately predicted how much global warming would occur from burning fossil fuels, according to a new study in the journal Science.
The biennial State of the Climate report series draws on the latest climate research, encompassing observations, analyses and projections to describe year-to-year variability and longer-term changes in Australia’s climate. The 2022 State of the Climate report is now available.
A giant ‘water battery’ capable of storing as much energy as 400,000 electric car batteries has been switched on in Switzerland.
An online centre consolidating Australian hydrogen research and industry activities has been launched by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, aimed at supercharging the development of a clean and competitive hydrogen industry.
Advantageously, these super functional seedling pots solve the inherent problems with plastic pots: excess watering, nutrient runoff and transplanting needs.
New research from Australia's national science agency CSIRO, the University of South Australia and the University of Western Australia has found that PFAS chemicals can be removed from contaminated water using Australian plants grown in a floating wetland.
Australia has some 16 Pacific Island neighbours — some with a landmass a millionth our size — who unanimously declare climate change the “single greatest threat” to the region.
The NSW 20-Year R&D Roadmap (Roadmap) is a recommendation of the Turning ideas into jobs: Accelerating R&D in NSW Action Plan. The Roadmap sets out a 20-year vision for NSW to produce more world-leading new technologies, products and services, and develop and sustain globally competitive advantages and future industries that improve productivity, standards of living, quality of life, and the natural environment.
Plans to build a massive solar energy project would result in significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in northern Australia
Colossal, the company known for its mission to resurrect a woolly mammoth (or at least, an elephant with some very mammoth-like traits), is back with $60 million in Series A funding. But despite the fanfare and cash, there’s not a ton of scientific progress to report.
As climate breakdown and worldwide conflict continue to place the food system at risk, seed banks from the Arctic to Lebanon try to safeguard biodiversity
University of Sydney scientists discuss how emerging technologies in the food, transport and energy sectors have great potential to address the climate challenge.
This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, released a report that emphasised that the barriers to accomplishing progress on climate change are largely political, not scientific.
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.
An ice shelf in Antarctica nearly the size of Los Angeles disintegrated in mid-March within days of extraordinary warmth on the continent, scientists say.
Human hands have brought our oceans to a crisis point, but these same hands have the power to change that, bit by bit … with a little bit of help from 3D printing.