A Positive Climate

A Positive Climate is one of Australia's top climate and environment podcasts, recently the top locally produced show on Apple Podcasts' Australian Technology chart. 

An uplifting podcast about tackling climate change - it is an inspiring look at the products, people and technologies making a real difference.

Hosted by Australian climate technology experts Alex McIntosh and Nick Zeltzer, two friends on a mission to find the solutions to keep their existential crises at bay. 

Previous guests have included JET Charge, 5B, Amazon, Zoomo, V2Food, Vow, Sea Forest, Great Wrap, Infravision, Zero Co, Hysata, Sicona, OneSmallStep, Tenacious Ventures, CarsGuide, AMSL Aero, and many more. 

Recent Episodes

Sept. 19, 2022

Crypto and Climate

Nick and Alex chat about the impact of crypto and blockchain on climate. Is crypto accelerating climate change or can it be a for…

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Sept. 5, 2022

Night-time Solar: Can UNSW Create Electricity in the Dark?

Nick and Alex chat to Ned Ekins-Daukes from UNSW about their breakthrough to create solar energy in the dark. This is a wide rang…

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Aug. 22, 2022

Solar Panel Recycling: Big Problem or Massive Opportunity? (feat. PV …

We chat to Tim Dawson, the founder of PV industries, an Australian startup on a mission to recycle solar panels (and soon, batter…

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Aug. 8, 2022

Hydrogen: how Aussie startup Hysata is leading the hydrogen revolution

Alex provides a primer on hydrogen's role in our future clean economy and then we interview Tom Campey from Hysata (11:06) an Aus…

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July 25, 2022

The Australian Guide to Electric Vehicles

Tom White from CarsGuide presents the state of play for electric vehicles in Australia. ** If you enjoy the show, subscribe ! You…

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July 11, 2022

What YOU can do about climate change

Lily Dempster from One Small Step chats to us about how to address your personal carbon footprint. Welcome to Season THREE of A P…

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About the Hosts

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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.

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Nick Zeltzer

Nick's was previously the lead of ARENA's Innovation Lab and the EV team and an Investment Director @ Virescent Ventures and the CEFC. Other previous roles before becoming a *FULL TIME INFLUENCER* have included roles at Origin Energy, Macquarie Group, Puget Sound Energy in Seattle and as Board Director of Redback Technologies, Downforce Technologies and not for profit Green Music Australia