Climate Change in the News – May 2024

A satellite launching into space from a SpaceX rocket, with a background of a New Zealand landscape, representing the MethaneSAT mission to monitor gl

Stay updated on the latest climate change news. Discover Australia’s expansive climate investment plan, New Zealand’s methane reduction panel, the CCC’s ambitious emissions targets, and global climate trends. Learn how these initiatives impact the fight against climate change and explore opportunities for sustainable investment. Read more on our blog.

Our inaugural Impact Report and a first for climate reporting 

Another month, another milestone. We’ve just published our first Impact Report. It has been quite an effort – not just because it’s our first attempt but because we’ve effectively rewritten the script on VC reporting in New Zealand. When we set out we thought templates or examples must have already been set for our sector. […]

CVCF joins $4m round in Hot Lime Labs

Hot Lime Labs - Green CO2 for Horticulture

Climate VC Fund was proud this month to announce the successful $4m funding round for Hot Lime Labs, the pioneering New Zealand agri-tech firm revolutionising CO2 capture. The capital raise sparked significant interest from international investors and the New Zealand tech, angel investor, and venture capital community, including significant investment from the Climate Venture Capital […]

Five good things about climate action that maybe you didn’t know

By the Climate VC Fund Team It’s easy to get overwhelmed by bad climate news – there’s certainly enough of it. But what about good news – there is some, isn’t there?  Indeed so! Here are five things we loved hearing about this month. Actually, six or seven if you look closely. Data from Stats […]

Stay ahead of the tide of greenwashing

Greenwashing Climate Venture Capital Fund

Dr. Jodi York makes the case that organisations should use this opportunity to improve their impact management and decision-making to avoid the tide of greenwashing.