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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 ...
Measuring water use in a green economy
Water is an essential resource for virtually all aspects of human enterprise, from agriculture via urbanization to energy and industrial production. Equally, the many uses for water create pressures on the natural systems. ...
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 ...