Climate Transformed Ventures (CTV) is a methane infrastructure and origination platform company that leverages government funding and private capital to cap orphaned oil wells across the United States and Canada.

An orphaned oil well has no solvent owner of record, leaving the responsibility of capping in the hands of state and federal governments.

The EPA estimates that there are up to 3.7 million orphaned wells in North America, with the estimated cost to cap them ranging from $200bn- $300bn.

There is only $4.7bn allocated by the US Federal Government under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

This is the first phase of a multi-decade solution that will require the extensive deployment of private capital

Carbon Markets
Mar 14, 2023

Why Voluntary Carbon Credits are not a Commodity

Marcelo Labre, CEO of Viridios AI, joins Paul to discuss his recent white paper. He believes Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) credits are a fundamentally misunderstood asset class. They are being positioned as a commodity when, in reality, they are much more like corporate bonds. Classifying and treating voluntary carbon credits appropriately as an asset class will unleash the full potential of this asset cla
Guest(s): Marcelo Labre, CEO of Viridios AI
Moderator: Paul Krake

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