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Adapting to climate change in Europe: Building a systemic and urgent vision

Adapting to climate change in Europe: Building a systemic and urgent vision

20 May 2019

This article originally appeared on the EIT Climate-KIC website. In the last few months, the school strikers for climate and activist movement such as Extinction Rebellion have catalysed public concern and media attention around the urgent challenge of climate change. This urgency is long overdue, and it represents welcome support for more progressive and radical …

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Climate army in action at South Pole Leaders Forum

Climate army in action at South Pole Leaders Forum

16 May 2019

Climate-KIC Australia is bringing together experts in property development, energy-use monitoring technology, and environmental policy and research to build a business and lifestyle case for geothermal heat pumps, a heating and cooling technology that is sustainable, reliable and clean, for industry-wide deployment.

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Beyond solar: getting to net-zero energy homes in Australia

Beyond solar: getting to net-zero energy homes in Australia

26 April 2019

Climate-KIC Australia is bringing together experts in property development, energy-use monitoring technology, and environmental policy and research to build a business and lifestyle case for geothermal heat pumps, a heating and cooling technology that is sustainable, reliable and clean, for industry-wide deployment.

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From local ingenuity to global impact: How WA cleantech startup Sunovate got their big break

From local ingenuity to global impact: How WA cleantech startup Sunovate got their big break

15 April 2019

Sunovate were the Australian winners of ClimateLaunchpad in 2018, the world's biggest cleantech and green business ideas competition. Since completing the competition late last year, Sunovate is now a thriving photovoltaic-thermal technology startup. We catch up with Cesira Leigh to find out how they transformed their idea into a business reality.

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Time for a new idea to solve climate change?

Time for a new idea to solve climate change?

2 April 2019

Climate-KIC Australia today launched the Australian 2019 edition of the world’s largest green business ideas competition, ClimateLaunchpad. Globally, ClimateLaunchpad brings in clean-technology and green business ideas from over 50 countries across five continents.

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Renewable geothermal heat pumps trialled at Blacktown greenfield estate

Renewable geothermal heat pumps trialled at Blacktown greenfield estate

25 January 2019

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $500,000 in funding to Climate-KIC Australia to lead a three-year longitudinal study into the benefits of geothermal energy in the residential sector and greenfield estates. The $1.7 million project will study a commercial-scale demonstration of renewable ground-source heat pumps being deployed in the Fairwater master-planned residential …

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Australia’s First Business Renewables Centre Launches

Australia’s First Business Renewables Centre Launches

16 October 2018

Large Australian organisations looking to switch to renewable energy will now be able to turn to Australia’s first Business Renewables Centre to help them to procure solar or wind energy through a renewable Power Purchase Agreements.

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Australian FAQ on the IPCC’s Special Report on 1.5°C

Australian FAQ on the IPCC’s Special Report on 1.5°C

4 October 2018

Climate-KIC Australia, together with several other Australian not-for-profits, has published a guide to the landmark IPCC 1.5°C report to be published on October 8.

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Creating ripples: How Climate-KIC Australia plans to increase the flow of sustainable investment in Australia

Creating ripples: How Climate-KIC Australia plans to increase the flow of sustainable investment in Australia

7 August 2018

Article by Belinda Whelan, Director of Strategic Projects, Climate-KIC Australia Things do not change, we change! (Henry David Thoreau) Investment is being made across the innovation pipeline, but it is not at the scale required to shift our economy on a sustainable path.

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ClimateLaunchpad Pitch Finals

ClimateLaunchpad Pitch Finals

7 August 2018

In September 2018, Climate-KIC Australia and our partners will host the Australian City Pitch Finals of the global clean-tech and green business ideas competition and Boot Camp program, ClimateLaunchpad.

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