Climate adaptation could become a big business for AEC firms

07/2/2013 | SustainableBusiness.com

The climate-adaptation industry is expected to grow by up to 20% a year through 2020, becoming a $2 billion global industry, according to Environmental Business International. "The fortunes of many will be lost or saved by effective adaptation planning," says Grant Ferrier, president of EBI. "Environmental consulting & engineering firms, specialty boutique firms and some architecture & engineering (A&E) firms and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors will be on the front lines of mitigating and preparing to cope with the impacts of climate change," according to this article.

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