Climate Tech

Climate Salad’s Mick Liubinskas on the 10 powers we need to tackle our greatest environmental threats

- November 30, 2021 7 MIN READ

It looks like we need a miracle to avoid climate disaster. Yet, I believe we can do it. With the combination of 10 powers. Here is how. The Problem The tremendous economic growth we’ve experienced over the last 200 years has come at the cost of the environment. We’ve produced power and polluted the skies, rivers,… Read more »

NIcole O'Brien
Climate Tech

Fishburners launched Tech for Good Awards to recognise startups tackling social impact and climate change

- November 22, 2021 2 MIN READ

Sydney startup innovation hub Fishburners is celebrating 10 years since it first launched with a new awards program called Tech for Good. The awards, backed by the NSW government through Investment NSW, span six categories including climate action, social justice, disability, diversity and inclusion. They’ll recognise early-stage ventures that are using technology to make a… Read more »

Sam Elsom
Climate Tech

Methane reduction startup Sea Forest has won The Ocean Impact Pitchfest

- November 5, 2021 3 MIN READ

A Tasmanian startup pioneering the commercial production of a seaweed that has the potential to dramatically cuts methane emissions from livestock has won the Ocean Impact Pitchfest 2021. Sea Forest impressed the judges from among more than 200 applications from 45 countries. The runner up is Saathi, an Indian startup improving the lives and livelihoods… Read more »

New Zealand
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New Zealand’s Space for Planet Earth Challenge is on the hunt for ideas using satellite data to tackle carbon sequestration and coral health

- October 19, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

New Zealand-based education and consulting social enterprise SpaceBase Limited is on the hunt for solutions to address climate change with the help of satellite technology.  The “Space for Planet Earth Challenge” is open to students and innovators across APAC region to leverage satellite technologies to address climate change challenges, through quantifying carbon sequestration and monitoring… Read more »

Mick Liubinskas
Climate Tech

Startup Daily TV: Climate Salad’s Mick Liubinskas has mapped the incredible ANZ climate tech sector

- October 15, 2021 2 MIN READ

Tech entrepreneur Mick Liubinskas has mapped the Australian and New Zealand climate tech ecosystem to give everyone a better view of the big picture when it comes to dealing with climate change. His new venture, Climate Salad, has set out to help startup founders building technology solutions to climate problems get more customers, find great people… Read more »

Allan Scott
Climate Tech

Kiwi carbon capture startup Aspiring Materials raises $1 million seed round

- October 15, 2021 2 MIN READ

Climate-tech startup Aspiring Materials has raised $1 million in seed funding for its breakthrough carbon capture technology. The Christchurch-based company’s round was led by Icehouse Ventures with support from Outset Ventures. The funds are earmarked to build out the team, including its first CEO, Mark Chadderton, who returns to New Zealand after more than 20… Read more »