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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. ...
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. ...
Towards Sustainable Production and use of Resources: Assessing Biofuels
This report provides an overview of the key problems and perspectives and use of biofuels. It is based on an extensive literature study, taking into account recent major reviews. The focus is on so-called first generation ...