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UNSW green steel inventor named NSW Australian of the Year
Uni of New South Wales materials scientist Professor Veena Sahajwalla has been named the New South Wales Australian of the Year in recognition of her innovative research into recycling and green manufacturing. She is best known for her invention of Polymer Injection Technology, or ‘Green Steel’. Prof Sahajwalla has pioneered the transformation of waste to new green materials and products. These include green ceramics made from recycled glass and textiles, 3D printing filaments from plastics salvaged from ewaste, and acoustic panels made from coffee grounds.https://www.innovationaus.com/unsw-green-steel-inventor-named-nsw-australian-of-the-year/?
17 November 2021 by Jeremy Wright

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Electric Vehicle Webinar - Tuesday 16th Nov
While CoP26 in Glasgow is now finished and we're all a bit deflated, we can still act positively. In Australia we lead the world in domestic solar panel installation – so it’s time to catch up with the electric vehicle (EV) revolution and reduce emissions by up to another 25%.This webinar boasts three great speakers: Will Edmonds who knows the EV markets, Alexandra Kelly who knows what policies are needed to encourage us to buy EV's and Paul Fox who is delivering the charging stations. All experts, at the top of their game.Register via www.climateandpeace.com.au
15 November 2021 by Jeremy Wright

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CoP26 - Week 2 - China surprise
Xie Zhenhua is China's top Climate envoy and has proved to be the most important representative at the Glasgow CoP26 Conference (s
11 November 2021 by Jeremy Wright

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Best Green Action Ideas from IdeaSpies
All the ideas in Ideaspies; Climate Category as of 7th July 2021,  were reviewed rigorously under two main aspects; feasibility and impact. This objective assessment resulted in following Top 10 ideas: 1. Shareholder Activism2. Negative Emission Tech3. Two step Decarbonisation recommended by Mckinsey4. Government's Active Role in Climate Agendas and Actions5. Seaweeds Plantation6. Mckinsey's 1.5 degree challenge7. Green Hydrogen for fuel and energy8. Elysis9. Green Innovation Investment10. Domestic Hydrogen Battery 
8 November 2021 by Binay Mahat

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Climate & Finance
"Big money supporting climate: A coalition of major financial organizations —composed of more than 450 banks, insurers and investors from 45 countries— announced (3rd Nov 2021) the alignment of $130 trillion of private finance towards net zero goals. The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero is the largest coalition of private climate financiers and the “breakthrough in mainstream climate finance the world needs.” from COP26 Daily Tracker.Climate Finance involves 2 big issues - transition investment financing from companies & institutions and government financing for the developing countries. So articles on each below from very different perspectives: 
8 November 2021 by Jeremy Wright

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CoP26 - week 1 - a battleground, with China as the elephant in the room
The most important person at CoP26 - Xie Zhenhua? What India has promised...Who is being left behind  and INNOVATIONS that will save us - a range of reports for the start of the Glasgow Climate Summit... How can it succeed when the G20 gave the Summit such an underwhelming pledge to start with? India surprises, Australia - nothing to report. Maybe China has a few rabbits to pull out of the hat: https://qz.com/2077072/meet-xie-zhenhua-chinas-top-climate-diplomat-at-cop26/?https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-11-01/india-wil
2 November 2021 by Jeremy Wright