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Decoupling 2: Technologies, Opportunities and Policy options
This report was produced by the Decoupling Working Group of the International Resource Panel. It explores technological possibilities and opportunities for both developing and developed countries to accelerate decoupling ...
Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply
This report explores how the management of land-based biomass production and consumption can be developed towards a higher degree of sustainability across different scales: from the sustainable management of soils on the ...
Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply - Summary for Policymakers
This report was produced by the Land and Soils Working Group of the International Resource Panel. It explores how the management of land-based biomass production and consumption can be developed towards a higher degree of ...
Building Natural Capital: How REDD+ Can Support a Green Economy
This report advocates placing REDD+ into a larger planning framework that should involve multiple influences (especially those driving deforestation, albeit sometimes inadvertently). This framework would go beyond forests ...
Building Natural Capital: How REDD+ can Support a Green Economy: Summary for Policy Makers
This summary report highlights key findings from the report of the international resource panel: building natural capital: How REDD+ can support a Green Economy. It should be read in conjunction with the full report.
Managing and Conserving the Natural Resource Base for Sustained Economic and Social Development: A Reflection from the International Resource Panel on the establishment of Sustainable Development Goals aimed at Decoupling Economic Growth from Escalating Resource Use and Environmental Degradation
Decoupling 2: Technologies, Opportunities and Policy Options - Summary for Policy Makers
The report highlights existing technological possibilities, for developing and developed countries, and their economic advantages. It shows that there is growing evidence that decoupling will be one of the next big ...
176% Rise in Metal Prices, 260% Rise in Energy Prices Marks Era of Soaring Costs as Resources Decline
New resource productivity opportunities can save world up to US$3.7 trillion annually and protect future economic growth – study by International Resource Panel
Hundreds of Millions of Hectares, Nearly the Size of Brazil, Face Degradation Threat – UN Report Warns
Implications on food security and natural systems
Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply - Factsheet
Global land use plays a central role in determining our food, material and energy supply. Many countries have started to support the use of biomass for biofuels and biomaterials, and, at the same time, are becoming concerned ...