OPINION: Michael Moore’s ‘Planet of the Humans’ Film Trashes Clean Energy, Offers Zero Solutions

8 Mins Read Editor’s Note: Lest this piece may be misunderstood, it’s worth nothing that this publication believes a good takedown can be an incredibly important tool in the climate crisis fight. But takedowns should be nuanced, fact-checked and offer helpful, hopeful alternatives. Planet of the Humans does neither. Yes clean energy is plagued by many issues. Does […]

Brinc & Artesian Bring Clean Energy Accelerator Program To Australia

3 Mins Read Brinc, the Hong Kong-based impact venture capital and accelerator firm, and Sydney-based alternative investment management company Artesian has partnered to launch a new Clean Energy Accelerator Program in Australia. The program aims to invest in next generation startups who are building tech-forward clean energy solutions to support Australia’s goal to use 50% renewables by 2030. […]

IEA: Coronavirus May Hamper Clean Energy Transition & Climate Action

3 Mins Read The coronavirus pandemic might lead to a decline in carbon emissions in the short-term, but may pose a threat to long-term climate action as it will also undermine clean energy investment. The warning, made by global energy watchdog the International Energy Agency (IEA), calls on governments to prevent this from happening by using green investments […]

Tencent & Alibaba Slammed For Lack Of Clean Energy In Greenpeace China Tech Ranking

2 Mins Read Greenpeace has recently released their first-ever “clean energy scorecard” for China’s tech industry. Titled Clean Cloud 2020, the report tracks renewable energy use, and highlights the best and worst environmental offenders within the country’s booming tech sector. With China’s internet industry predicted to grow immensely within the next couple of years, Greenpeace’s report emphasises the […]

Wildfire Energy: Australian Cleantech Startup Turns Waste Into Renewables

4 Mins Read Wildfire Energy, an Australian cleantech startup whose gasification technology enables waste to turn into renewable energy, has been chosen as the first startup of its kind to join Brinc, a Hong Kong-headquartered venture capital and accelerator. Accepted into the Australia CleanTech Accelerator program, Wildfire Energy is part of Brinc’s bold new plan to invest in […]

Limitless Clean Nuclear Fusion Energy Could Soon Become A Reality

3 Mins Read We’re not far away from seeing the world’s first nuclear fusion reactor, according to the latest series of papers showcasing the progress that researchers have made. Called SPARC, the compact fusion reactor could be the precursor to a practical emissions-free power plant and holds enormous potential to facilitate the much-needed transition away from fossil fuels.  […]

‘Manta Boat’: Giant Plastic-Eating Renewable-Powered Vessel Inspired By Ray Set To Clean Up Ocean Debris

3 Mins Read A new 56-metre-long Manta sailboat will help fight the ocean plastic pollution crisis with its first-of-its-kind collection and processing capacities. Presented by the environmental nonprofit the SeaCleaners and French adventurer Yvan Bourgnon, the catamaran is equipped with everything from waste-collecting conveyors to microplastic collection “mobulas” and fitted with a hybrid system featuring wind turbines, hydro […]

Global Green Energy Transition: China To Ramp Up Local Demand & Supply Of Renewables, Says Credit Suisse

5 Mins Read Recently published analysis by financial services provider Credit Suisse shows that China will have several opportunities that will help the country accelerate its local demand and supply of renewable energy sources in order to eventually achieving its net-zero carbon emissions goal by 2060 and end dependency on foreign manufacturing. During the 24th Credit Suisse Asian […]