What would $30b buy New Zealand?
By Jez Weston Under current projections, by 2030 the New Zealand government has committed to buy up to $30 billion in offshore carbon credits to make up the difference between the country’s gross greenhouse gas emissions and the amount we have signed up to emit under the Paris Agreement – our Nationally Determined Commitment (NDC). […]
How to judge the Emissions Reduction Plan
It was probably the biggest announcement of the year; maybe second only to the Budget. However you rank it, the Emissions Reduction Plan is a landmark document that will determine climate policy for years to come. Is it any good? Is it good enough? Yes or no seems too binary for such a complex document, […]
Our first investment: introducing MGA Thermal
Well, we’re underway. The Climate VC Fund has made its first investment: MGA Thermal, an Australian clean energy company that uses state-of-art metallurgy to create shoebox-sized composite blocks for storing renewable energy. We are thrilled to make this investment, not just because it’s our first, but because MGA Thermal shows such promise. Jez, who’s a […]