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Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Consumption and Production: Priority Products and Materials
This report focuses not on the effects of environmental pressure, but on its causes. It describes pressures as resulting from economic activities. These activities are pursued for a purpose, to satisfy consumption. ...
Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Consumption and Production: Priority Products and Materials - Summary
This report prepared by the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management assesses best available science on the environmental and resource impacts of production and consumption. The assessment report identifies ...
Recycling of ‘Specialty Metals’ Key to Boom in Clean-Tech Sector from Solar and Wind Power to Fuel Cells and Energy Efficient Lighting
Big energy and greenhouse gas savings also possible from upping recycling rates of iron and copper says new UN Environment report
Assessing the environmental impacts of consumption and production: priority products and materials - Factsheet
The assessment report identifies priorities amongst global consumption activities, industrial sectors and materials from primary industries in terms of their environmental impacts and their resource use. This can play a ...