How To Make Money From Climate Change

Everyone has heard about the effects of climate change, but have you ever thought of making any money from it?

Climate change is something that affects all of us, which is why some savvy people have started making a business out of it. There are several ways that you can do this, ranging from the easy to the more complex, depending on how much time and money you have available.

This is what we are going to look at here, and you are bound to find something that will suit you really well. What’s more, you can start with something easy and then progress to something a little more advanced later on if you wish.

Wherever you look nowadays, we’re being encouraged to go green for the sake of saving the environment. Recycling, using solar power, using less energy and reducing the amount of waste you create is all big news – and big business. And the good news for those looking to make some more money is that it is only going to get better.

You have two main options when you are thinking of making some money from this area initially. You can either focus on the whole ‘going green’ subject, or you can concentrate on a particular area, such as recycling. A lot will depend on how you are going to approach the subject as a whole, since it could be quite difficult to start selling dozens of items on all kinds of different subjects from the very start.

Here’s one option you could consider – a simple informational website designed to help educate people on what climate change and green issues are all about. If you did this you could monetize it with Google Adsense and see what kind of traffic you get. You could also start a blog and invite comments from readers to see which particular areas pull in the most interest. This will be a way of researching the subject in more depth and getting to know what people want to know more about, so that you can then choose the products you will be selling.

The easiest option to go with if you do want to start offering specific products to your website visitors for them to buy is to start looking on sites like Commission Junction to see if there are any companies that sell green products that you could promote as an affiliate. This allows you to offer the biggest and best products that people are looking for, without having to worry about the practicalities of actually stocking and delivering them.

You could actually do a review of each product along with an informational article about the reasons why you should be using that product, and the good you would be doing for the environment if you did start using it. And then the article would end with a link to the product itself. There are actually plenty of ways that you could make some decent money from a website selling green products of all kinds.

Of course if you did want to build a proper ‘hands on’ business then you would need to find a wholesale supplier that you could buy a certain green product from, and then sell it direct to the public yourself. You could sell this from your website and at local shows and fairs as well, and it doesn’t need to be a big product either. Think about the long life light bulbs for example.

As you can see this is one subject where there are lots of possibilities to consider and some initial research would certainly help you to identify any particular areas where you have a natural interest, or where sales might be particularly good.

Leave us a comment below to tell us what you think, and then start looking around for the products you’d like to start promoting. A nice green website might be only a few steps away!


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