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Green Technology Choices: The Environmental and Resource Implications of Low-Carbon Technologies - International Resource Panel Report
This report provides a comprehensive global-scale assessment of the benefits, risks, and trade-offs of energy efficiency technologies and their combined effects when deployed alongside low-carbon electricity supply ...
Resource Efficiency and Climate Change: Material Efficiency Strategies for a Low-Carbon Future - Implications for Business Leaders in Housing and Mobility
This document highlights and contextualizes findings from the International Resource Panel report Resource Efficiency and Climate Change: Material Efficiency Strategies for a Low-Carbon Future. It provides a starting point ...
The Weight of Cities: Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization
The report presents the first assessment of the resources required at a global scale for the coming wave of urbanization. Using material flow analysis, the analysis of urban form and city organization, the assessment of ...
Big Wins for Human Health, Natural Resources in Switch to Energy Efficiency
Low-carbon technologies aid clean air, save water and cut land use. 25 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions and 17 million tonnes of particulates a year could be avoided through low-carbon and energy efficiency technologies.
Resource-Efficient Cities and Transport in Urban Areas
The International Resource Panel was established in 2007 to provide independent, scientific assessment on the sustainable use of natural resources and the impacts of resource use over the full life cycle.