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

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How to Fund $100 Trillion of Climate Infrastructure

We discuss how climate finance needs to grow dramatically from its present level to meet the 2030 goals. Clean energy finance needs to be scaled up significantly, with an estimated need of $3 to $5 trillion annually. Currently, we are around 10% to 20% of the necessary levels of meeting the Paris goals set for 2030 and 2050. However, a granular look at the current level of investment in different mitigation segments should excite all investors that the opportunities are in their infancy.

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David Carlin
Head of Climate Risk
United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative

David Carlin leads the UNEP FI’s climate risk programs and has worked with over 100 global banks, investors, and insurers on climate scenarios, climate risk assessments, and climate governance.



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