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Prometheus Fuels Turns CO2 From Air Into Net-Zero Gasoline

3 Mins Read In the race to get to net-zero emissions, clean tech innovators are looking at direct air capture as a solution to not only reduce our current footprint, but potentially even reverse the decades of damage we have done to the planet. Prometheus Fuels is one of them. Taking carbon from the air, the Silicon Valley […]

Global Energy Decarbonisation Spending Tops US$500 Billion In 2020

4 Mins Read The world spent more than US$500 billion on decarbonisation in 2020, according to new statistics. Released by BloombergNEF (BNEF), the report tracked global investment into the clean energy transition and found that decarbonisation spending jumped 9% year-on-year despite the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.  A new report released by Bloomberg’s energy research arm BNEF […]

Robert Downey Jr. Launches Venture Fund To ‘Catalyse’ Sustainable Tech Investment

3 Mins Read Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr. has formed a new venture fund focused on sustainable technology. Launched on AngelList, the new rolling fund FootPrint Coalition Ventures aims to “catalyse more capital” to multiply the impact of tech-forward climate solutions and innovations, said Downey Jr.  Announcing the launch during a high level panel at the World Economic […]

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 […]

Google Launches Climate Startup Accelerator Program, Critics Remain Skeptical

2 Mins Read Google is on the hunt for “social impact” startups that are focused on sustainability and working on solving climate-related issues. Announced on Tuesday, this scheme hopes to target those companies that are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly those who have struggled to find investors or partnerships with other startups with […]