There will be pointless action in climate tech

The sector might be hot right now, but the deep-rooted problem of climate change will take a long time to make any impact, especially in developing economies like India. Are VCs willing to wait?

This is the second part of our year-end Startup Special series for 2023. Read more about it here.

At a VC conference a few months ago, I learnt that climate and sustainability were among the latest buzzwords in the industry. Investors believe climate tech will be one of the hottest sectors in the near term. 

Climate crisis, as the world has realized by now, is real, and the situation is getting out of hand fast. So it is obvious that startups across the world are trying to find solutions, and investors are keen on funding initiatives that could help …


Pradip K. Saha

Pradip is a co-founder at The Morning Context and leads our newsletters vertical. He has previously worked at The Ken as a staff writer, at Mint as an assistant features editor and the Deccan Chronicle as a copy editor. He works with a slew of expert newsletter writers across subjects and domains. His own writing spans the gig economy, farmers caught in the crossfire of technology, global warming and parents trapped in the edtech wave. Some of his best stories have come at the intersection of technology and human endeavour.

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