Climate Change Business Journal Archives

CCBJ Vol VIII No 01-03: Climate Change Consulting Projects & Profiles

Climate change drives business in North America for firms ranging from specialist consultants to engineering firms. However, with a few exceptions, much of the client demand is shifting from GHG mitigation to climate risk analysis, resilience strategies and adaptation. This edition includes an overview with survey results revealing top service and client areas, and then profiles of key firms and practice areas.


CCBJ Vol VII Special: Executive Review 2015 and 2014 CCBJ Business Achievement Awards

CCBJ’s 2014 Business Achievement Awards recognize more than 30 high achievers in the climate change industry. Senior executives and top experts in the industry share their perspectives in Q&A sessions.


CCBJ Vol VII No 10-12: Climate Change Industry Drivers 2014

While climate change continues to be discussed at the global, regional, national, state and local levels of government, distinct market drivers to propel growth in climate change industry segments remain fairly few and far between. Nevertheless a number of corporate and government initiatives keep technology and services providers busy as carbon emission and climate concerns are slowly woven into the fabric of corporate culture and social policy. This edition provides several examples of market dynamics driving work for climate change technology and service providers in absence of more comprehensive national or global policy.


CCBJ Vol VII No 07-09: Renewable Energy - Key Issues and Services Markets 2014

A complete review of market drivers, trends and competitor types in the global and U.S. renewable energy segments of the climate change industry, with a focus on wind and solar and on services. CCBJ estimates the global wind energy business at $129 billion and the global solar energy business at $180 billion in 2013, including equipment, power value and services. As recently as 2005 these figures were both on the order of $20 billion, so growth has been significant if not a bit inconsistent over the past decade. (Itemized tables in this edition provide yearly figures in each subcategory.)


CCBJ Vol VII No 04-06: Energy Efficiency & Green Buildings

A complete review of market drivers, trends and competitor types in the energy efficiency and green buildings segments of the climate change industry. CCBJ's $56 billion U.S. energy efficiency market in 2013 includes $47.5 billion in equipment, devices, appliances and systems and $8.8 billion in specialty services for EE, smart grid and demand response. Recent annual growth in these EE&DR segments has been relatively modest, and aggregate annual growth of about 4% is forecast. CCBJ estimates the green buildings market at $76 billion in 2013, so together the two segments made up $124 billion or 43% of the $287 billion U.S. climate change industry in 2012. Pursuing these markets-and the larger opportunities worldwide-is a diffuse collection of manufacturers, service providers, engineers, consultants, financial institutions, system integrators, contractors and other solutions providers profiled and interviewed in this special edition of CCBJ.


CCBJ Vol VII No 01-03: Climate Risk Assessment and Adaptation Markets

The Adaptation segment of the Climate Change Industry continues to gain strength and expand in scope. CCBJ estimates the U.S. market for climate risk and adaptation services in the range $120-150 million in 2013, and CCBJ's January-February 2014 survey of climate consultancies and experts produced a variety of results in project sizes, market drivers and client and geographic areas. Overall, providers of climate adaptation services will not be surprised to see 20-30% growth in their practice areas and are planning to staff up accordingly.


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