Climate Change Business Journal Archives

CCBJ Vol VIII No 10-12: U.S. Local Government Market for Climate Resilience Consulting

While most projects are still small, the local government market for climate resilience and adaptation services is evolving rapidly. Larger consulting projects can exceed $500,000, and hundreds of millions are going to food protection projects in vulnerable regions, especially New York. Active frms typically report fve to 10 FTEs engaged in U.S. climate resilience work. Changing analyses of food risks and risk-based valuations of coastal property are expected to drive new investment.

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CCBJ Vol VIII No 07-09: Climate Change in Environmental Impact Assessments

Climate change has become a small but important part of environmental impact assessments in Europe, California, New York and elsewhere in the U.S. where federal NEPA is triggered—as well as in developing countries when international investors and lenders are backing a project. Greenhouse gas (GHG) analyses are most common, but climate risk assessments and adaptation strategies are slowly becoming an element of more and more EIAs globally.

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CCBJ Vol VIII No 04-06: Water Utilities & Climate Change

This edition of CCBJ focuses on water supply and water quality challenges in the context of climate change, and how water utilities and water users are working with consulting engineers, technology providers and others for short- and long-term solutions to address current problems and plan for possible scenarios.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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