Climate Change

20 stories about Climate Change
Ron Stern OurCrowd

Artificial Intelligence and Climate Change: More than meets the eye

12.05.24|Ron Stern
“Just like any technology, the key question with AI is how it’s used,” writes OurCrowd’s Ron Stern
 ד"ר אלן גרבר מכון וולקני

Israel's climate-resilient cocoa: Researchers identify durable variety amid war

01.05.24|Shani Ashkenazi
Amid skyrocketing cocoa prices due to a global supply shortage, unique experiments by Israel’s Volcani Institute may lead to the development of an Israeli cocoa strain resistant to climate adversity
גזי חממה זיהום אוויר איכות הסביבה פליטות מתאן

Less than half of Israeli climate-tech companies are focused on decarbonization

11.03.24|Shani Ashkenazi
Investments in climate are increasing worldwide, but according to a new report less than half of Israeli climate-tech startups address decarbonization - the biggest problem with the most in-demand solutions and flow of investment
Eliran SNC

$1.3 million awarded to Israeli startups to tackle climate crisis

28.02.24|James Spiro
“Israel is extremely well-positioned to take a central role in battling climate change and bringing solutions to the biggest shared challenge of our times,” said Startup Nation Central’s CEO Avi Hasson.
זיהום אוויר כבד ב ניו יורק בעקבות שריפות ב קנדה ביוני השנה

2023 was disastrous for the world's climate, but '24 could be worse

02.01.24|Shani Ashkenazi
From terrible fires in Canada to deadly floods in Greece to scorching temperatures that have not been seen since records have been kept, last year left a particularly bad climate imprint on the world - and it's only getting worse
צמצום אובדן מזון

Climate change threatens global food system, countries must mobilize

13.12.23|Shani Ashkenazi
Israel is among 130 countries that signed a UN declaration at the Climate Conference in Dubai to adapt their food systems to fight climate change, but is it too little too late?
חשמל סולארי אנרגיות מתחדשות אנרגיה ירוקה פאנלים סולאריים

Investment in Israeli climate tech is shrinking at an alarming rate

07.12.23|Shani Ashkenazi
According to the Israel Innovation Authority's report on Israeli climate tech, investment in the field in the first half of 2023 amounted to $551 million dollars - a 60% decrease, compared to a global investment decrease of 40%
מרכז כנסים ב דובאי שיארח את ועידת האקלים

In hottest year on record, UN Climate Conference held amid shadow of Gaza war

29.11.23|Shani Ashkenazi
At what is expected to be the largest-ever climate conference, attention will be focused on the regional crisis and on the fact that the host, the UAE, will be promoting extensive cooperation with oil and gas companies.
מוזיאון העתיד דובאי איחוד האמירויות

Dubai Climate Conference: Israeli delegation will be significantly reduced, PM and ministers will not attend

15.11.23|Shani Ashkenazi
The Israeli government planned to send the largest delegation ever to the climate conference, but due to the war, the delegation will be much smaller.
מוסף שבועי 13.7.23 ה שמש ו כדור הארץ התחממות גלובלית

Could deploying a massive sunshade help curb Earth's rising temperatures?

09.08.23|Shani Ashkenazi
From blankets that cover glaciers, to water cannons that create white clouds to reflect the sun's rays, scientists are investigating innovative solutions to a long-term problem
קידוח נפט ב קנדה

Record $6.4 billion invested in carbon capture tech, but challenges and controversies persist

21.06.23|Shani Ashkenazi
Amid growing concerns, carbon capture technologies receive unprecedented funding, yet efficacy and viability remain uncertain
ארבעה משופטי Israeli Climate Awards מימין מורן חביב מנהלת חדשנות אסטרטגית מיקרוסופט ישראל מחקר ופיתוח שירה אטינג Vintage Investment Partners לורי מנוד שותפה ב At One Ventures רועי פורמן מנכ"ל דוראל אנרג'י טק ונצ'רס

"We deal with climate crises every day”

17.05.23|Omer Kabir
Ahead of the Israeli Climate Awards startup competition, several of the judges spoke to Calcalist about what they are looking for from contestants
 ד״ר ליאור הרמן

"Even Gaza is ahead of us in renewable energy"

16.04.23|Shani Ashkenazi
Dr. Lior Herman, an expert in energy and political economy, says that Gaza may already be producing 25% of its electricity using solar panels while Israel is lagging far behind at 10%
שריפה שריפות אמזנוס ברזיל איכות סביבה

Are climatech startups looking to solve problems or are they looking for money?

14.02.23|Shani Ashkenazi
Venture capital funds have entered a climatech ‘arms race’ and are pouring billions into startups, including those that may even be harming the planet. Meanwhile, Israel is lagging behind despite declaring that it will be leading the field
Ctech ClimateTech 2023 Roee Reshef

How optimizing concrete might help the climate crisis

27.01.23|James Spiro
Roee Reshef, Co-Founder and CEO at GreenVibe, spoke to CTech about concrete’s impact on the environment
 Ctech ClimateTech 2023 Dr. Bracha Halaf

“Everywhere in the globe, climatetech is now taking a step forward”

25.01.23|James Spiro
Dr. Bracha Halaf, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Gravity Climate Fund, spoke to CTech during Calcalist’s Climatetech conference