News Digest Item
13 Nov 2017

Climate protection “main pillar” of German environmental industry


Climate protection is the main economic pillar of the environmental industry in Germany, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) says in a press release. Companies producing climate-friendly materials and products, as well as offering climate protection services, generated nearly 38 billion euros, or about 57 percent of the environmental protection industry’s total revenue, in 2015, Destatis says. So-called “products for climate production” are goods or services that lead to reduced emissions of greenhouse gases and encourage the use of renewable energy sources and efficient energy use, Destatis explains.

Read the press release in English here.

See the CLEW dossier New technologies for the Energiewende for background.

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