Climate change stories
CBA pilots emissions tracking program with Ruminati for Australian farmers
Ruminati and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia initiate a pilot programme to provide farmers in Victoria, Queensland, and New South Wales with data for tracking, modelling and reducing emissions.
Australia's first gas & green hydrogen power station opens in NSW
Australia's first dual-fuel power plant, capable of operating on natural gas and green hydrogen, has opened in New South Wales in a significant stride towards a sustainable energy future.
AspenTech pledges net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045
Aspen Technology pledges to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions for its Scope 1 and Scope 2 by 2030, and aims for total net-zero by 2045 in a robust sustainability agenda.
Avarni appoints David Payne & Daniel Jarosch in key roles
Avarni, a leading decarbonisation firm, appoints David Payne as its Chief Commercial Officer and Daniel Jarosch as board Chairman, marking a new phase of global growth.
EnOcean leads with sustainable IoT solutions for energy efficiency
EnOcean, an innovator in energy harvesting and IoT solutions, is developing sustainable energy solutions aimed at office space optimisation, energy management and wellbeing to combat key global challenges.
NetApp & Parikrma partner for third annual Innovations Conclave
NetApp and the Parikrma Humanity Foundation host the third edition of the Parikrma Innovations Conclave, a platform for youth to develop innovative climate solutions.
Jennifer Anderson appointed as CIO of UK Infrastructure Bank
Tech veteran Jennifer Anderson joins UK Infrastructure Bank as CIO, promising to leverage her two-decade experience for the bank's digital initiatives and sustainable economic growth.
CarbonHQ bags AUD $600,000 pre-seed funding to streamline carbon projects
Climate startup CarbonHQ raises AUD $600,000 in pre-seed funding to boost transparency in volatile carbon market and expedite Carbon credits projects.
NZ business leaders anticipate growth & government support in 2024
Datacom's survey of New Zealand business leaders sheds light on a strategic focus on growth for 2024, with promising optimism for improved government support and industry backing, despite ongoing productivity challenges.
Synspective's satellite data to aid Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan in disaster mitigation
Japanese firm Synspective partners with Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan for disaster management, utilising SAR satellite data to predict and mitigate natural catastrophes.
Fujitsu partners with Origin for EV trial in Australia
Fujitsu launches EV trial with Australian energy firm Origin, a key move in realising its goal for a 100% zero emissions vehicle operational fleet by 2030.
Investment bank predicts 2024’s most influential climate tech trends
Following a drop in funding, 2024 sees a predicted resurgence in climate tech trends, with clean energy, hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, and alternative proteins earmarked for significant investment growth.
AiDash secures $50m for AI & satellite climate solution growth
AiDash, a satellite-first software solution provider for multiple industries, raises $50m in a bid to expand operations and boost combating climate-related threats.
Johnson Controls unveils next-gen industrial heat pumps YMAE & YCPB
Johnson Controls, a global expert in sustainable buildings, bolsters its heating industry stature with two next-gen industrial heat pumps, aligning with the EU's transition away from boilers and fossil energy.
NTT Group & ClimateForce collaborate on world's first Smart Rainforest
NTT Group and ClimateForce collaborate to create the world's first Smart Rainforest, using AI and data analytics to restore Australia's damaged Daintree Rainforest.
Rising MSP spending buoyed by demand for refurbished IT tech
ETB Technologies reveals sharp spending increase by managed service providers to meet amplified enterprise IT demands.
Optimism for future growth surges among business leaders, report reveals
Embracing a Brighter Future: Investment Priorities for 2024 report reveals a surge in optimism among global business leaders, driven by promising AI technologies and digital transformation, despite macroeconomic challenges.
Australian firms unprepared for astronomical change, reveals Accenture report
Despite over two-thirds of Australian business chiefs acknowledging technology and talent as main drivers of change, 62% of them admit to being unprepared for these changes by 2024, a rate higher than the global average, according to Accenture's annual report.
Salient Predictions joins Insurtech Vanguards to enhance climate resilience
Weather forecasting firm, Salient Predictions, joins the Insurtech Vanguards programme, advancing insurers' response to climate change with prediction technology.
Tech removing barriers to green construction practices
APAC construction sector focuses on sustainability, buoyed by the global aim to reach net zero emissions, according to a whitepaper by Autodesk.
Equinix launches digital infrastructure services in Mumbai
Equinix launches Equinix Metal and Network Edge in Mumbai, providing efficient digital infrastructure services to empower local enterprises with automated, 'as-a-service' solutions.
Google & Cambridge University forge AI research partnership
Google partners with the University of Cambridge for multi-year AI research, aiming to generate societal benefits and combat climate change responsibly.
Satellite IoT emerges as key player in global environmental sustainability
Satellite Internet of Things technology is emerging as a key tool in global environmental sustainability initiatives, according to Ground Control.
One NZ and SpaceX launch 'direct to cell' satellites for global coverage
One NZ, in cooperation with SpaceX, launched its first six 'direct to cell' satellites enabling expanded telecommunication coverage from 2024, and has joined a global alliance to offer reciprocal satellite roaming services.