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The need to reduce emissions from food production presents challenges – but also opportunities. Tenacious Ventures’ Matthew Pryor and Sarah Nolet explain.
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We look back at the headlines that made the biggest splash and drew the most number of readers last year.
Water entitlement prices fell from all-time highs in February 2023 to near-A$0 in June, before recovering some ground, writes Aither's Ben Williams.
2023 was another year in which the voluntary carbon market’s failings were heavily criticized but there were also positive notable milestones such as a $50 credit and the VCMI’s global rulebook.
Aleph Farms beef
USDA approval for Upside Foods and Good Meat was a significant milestone for an industry that has a long way to go before it appears on a supermarket shelf near you.
The nascent debt restructuring facility has been lauded as a silver bullet for conservation finance in some quarters, but needs to continue its growth if it is to have a material global impact.
Green trees in forest
Trade of carbon credits between countries remains out of reach as agreement could not be found on the all-important Article 6 that was introduced in 2015 at COP21, Paris.
Firm announces the largest fund close by a specialist impact manager, significantly surpassing its $2bn target.
Climate Fund Managers’ Andrew Johnstone says COP is important for vehicles such as his firm’s blended finance GAIA Fund, which needs coordination across several government ministries.
Pollination’s Nick Anstett says communities reliant on agriculture for their livelihoods are often least able to make the type of climate change adaptations that will be targeted by the vehicle.

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