A Positive Climate

Recent Episodes

E-bikes: the electric vehicle transforming our cities

Dec. 6, 2021

Zoomo ’s Mina Nada chats to Nick and Alex about the role of electric bikes in the future of our cities. Electric vehicles are a key pillar of our shift to zero carbon transportation. And when we hear the words "electric vehi…

Australia's Role in the Battery Revolution

Nov. 22, 2021

Christaan Jordaan of Sicona and Novalith talks to us about Australia’s great opportunity in batteries. Yes, the sun doesn’t shine and the wind doesn’t always blow. But there’s lots of technologies for those in between times …

Fashion, but make it sustainable!

Nov. 15, 2021

Gordon Renouf from Good On You , chats to us about sustainable fashion. We all want to look good and stay up with the latest trends but how do we do this in a sustainable and ethical way? It's an area definitely worth solvin…

How will Amazon get to net zero emissions?

Nov. 8, 2021

Charley Daitch from Amazon Web Services (AWS) joins us to talk about the work he’s doing in renewable energy and how Amazon will get to net zero emissions by 2040. Amazon is one of the world’s largest and best known brands. …

Sea Forest's seaweed to stop cows burping

Nov. 1, 2021

Today’s episode with Sam Elsom from Sea Forest continues our discussion on sustainable protein - can we have our steak and eat it too? We all know that our obsession with meat is not sustainable. The livestock sector account…

Great Wrap: Making Cling Wrap Great Again

Oct. 25, 2021

Julia Kay, co-founder of Great Wrap chats to us about how we can make cling wrap GREAT again! Great Wrap has created Australia's first certified compostable cling wrap - it’s not only made from food waste but it also contain…

About the Hosts

Alex McIntosh

Alex is passionate about innovation and solving one of the greatest challenges of our generation, climate change! Alex has been in the energy sector for over 5 years where she's had experience with hydrogen, distributed energy, pumped hydro and battery storage. Prior to joining the energy revolution, Alex worked in Deal Advisory at KPMG.

Nick Zeltzer

Nick’s passion for sustainability started via his Papou who used to say “Yoghurt only expires 30 days after the use by date”. Nick has worked in investment banking, venture capital, grants and with startups in both Australia and the US. Nick has been in the energy industry for over 10 years with roles at Macquarie Group, Origin Energy, and Puget Sound Energy in Seattle.