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City-Level Decoupling: Urban Resource Flows and the Governance of Infrastructure Transitions
This report examines the potential for decoupling at the city level. While the majority of the worlds population now live in cities and cities are where most resource consumption takes place, both the pressures and potentials ...
Assessing Mineral Resources in Society: Environmental Risks and Challenges of Anthropogenic Metals Flows and Cycles - Summary
The global metals production shows tremendous impact on the world’s energy use, as primary metals production is responsible for 7 – 8 % of the total global energy use. Furthermore primary metal production causes severe ...
City-Level Decoupling: Urban Resource Flows and the Governance of Infrastructure Transitions - Summary
Building upon previous work of the International Resource Panel on Decoupling Natural Resource Use and Environmental Impacts from Economic Growth, this report examines the potential for decoupling at the city level. While ...
Metal Recycling: Opportunities, Limits, Infrastructure
This report discusses how to increase metal-recycling rates – and thus resource efficiency from both quantity and quality viewpoints. The discussion is based on data about recycling input, and the technological infrastructure ...