Climate Change

20 stories about Climate Change
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
Dikla Wagner, Head of Tech Scouting for Munich Re in Israel

Natural disasters are increasing - time to leverage the potential of tech for insurance

07.08.22|Dikla Wagner
Climate change is one of the world’s most pressing issues, and its serious effects are felt globally. For the insurance industry, advanced technology will be essential to adapt to and mitigate climate risks
Irena Ben-Yakar  Deloitte Israel

For companies, ESG efforts invite both celebration and scrutiny

01.08.22|James Spiro
Environmental, Social, and corporate Governance is becoming a mainstay for companies - to the delight and ire of many

“The solution for the climate is coming from the entrepreneurs and the institutions”

25.07.22|James Spiro
CTech spoke to RGREEN INVEST, a Paris-based investment management company that has come to Israel to help fight the climate crisis
מימין קארין אלהרר תמר זנדברג ו אורית פרקש הכהן

Israeli government earmarks almost $900 million for climatech development

27.06.22|Yuval Azulay
The goal of the program is to double the number of climatech start-up companies from 55 in 2021 to 110 companies by 2026, and to establish 10 Israeli venture capital funds that specialize in the field by 2026, compared to only one such fund at present
raanan shelach

The climatech startup converting CO2 into reusable carbon-based byproducts

05.06.22|Yafit Ovadia
“The time to act is now. We want to make a real impact on climate change,” says Raanan Shelach, co-founder and CEO of Carbonade
אורית מרום-אלבק

"Achieving net zero carbon emissions is possible"

03.05.22|Yafit Ovadia
Capital Nature, a female-run cleantech investment firm, is finding answers to fighting the climate crisis by investing in renewable energy startups
מפת חברות האנרג'יטק

New Israel EnergyTech map showcases sector’s growth

14.02.22|Yonatan Sredni
The new map, which includes nearly 100 companies, a 20% increase from 2020, aims to help multinational companies and VC investors identify Israeli companies and solutions in the field of renewable energy and climate change
אריאלה צ'רני ו ג'ק אמסלם

“We want humanity to use carbon measurements as currency”

11.02.22|Yafit Ovadia
Albo Climate aims to reduce carbon emission through its satellite radar platform by monitoring fluctuating carbon rates, and wants to reward sustainable farming through financial credits
לוויינים של גילת ב חלל

“Bezos, Musk, and Branson have high-level plans for space; so do we”

26.12.21|Yafit Ovadia
“The satellite industry is moving from a niche industry to center-stage,” says Dubi Lever, CTO of Gilat Satellite Networks, an Israeli provider of satellite-based broadband communications systems that is bringing about the next-generation of digital satellites
פול וולש

BreezoMeter appoints Paul Walsh as General-Manager in North America

The weather industry veteran will help expand the role that environmental data and insights play in product development and business forecasting by companies in the healthcare, insurance, smart home, and automotive industries
דרור בין מנכ"ל רשות החדשנות

"Israeli climate-tech entrepreneurs will build next generation of unicorns"

21.10.21|Omer Kabir
Some 9% of startups founded in Israel in 2020 operate in the climate tech sector, and the country is rapidly becoming a world leader in cultured meat, irrigation systems, precision agriculture, and water desalination technologies, says IIA and PLANETech report