Climate is big business

May 22, 2017

Climate smart solutions are be big business. In 2015, global green energy investments have risen to $329 billion dollars.

Employment in the solar energy business has grown 20% each year. There is more and more business so more opportunity to  transition toward strong resilient economies and societies that are healthy, equitable and innovative.

The Kingdom of the Netherlands is one of the frontrunners in promoting climate smart solutions. Take for example:

  • The Waterbox where it enables trees and plants grow in the drought.
  • Solaroad: technology that uses road surfaces to generate solar power.
  • The Netherlands will increase offshore wind capacity from todays 1,000 MW to 4,500 MW by 2023
  • The Netherlands aims to be a circular economy by 2050.