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Better Measuring of Water Supplies and Uses Vital to Meet Global and Local Needs
Many water problems the world faces are economic, social and political and could be solved by switching to the Green Economy
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
International Trade in Resources: A Biophysical Assessment - Summary for Policy Makers
This particular report was prepared by the IRP’s Working Group on Environmental Impacts, with the aim to enhance knowledge on the nature, location and size of the environmental impacts of trade. It provides a comprehensive ...
Resource Experts Urge Re-Think to Build Better Cities
2.4 billion people likely to move to urban areas globally before 2050. At least 200 new cities will be built in Asia in the next 30 years. Urban demand for resources could rise by 125 per cent without intervention
With Around 40% of Resource Extraction and Use Linked to World Trade, New Policies Required to Address Environmental Impacts
IRP report finds trade shifting burden of environmental impacts to developing economies
‘Whole System’ Approach Needed to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Experts Say at Climate Meeting
Appropriate management of natural resources at centre of solutions to climate change, says International Resource Panel
How Energy Choices Influence the Human Future - Green Energy Choices: The Benefits, Risks and Trade-offs of Low-Carbon Technologies for Electricity production - Infographic
This infographic compares electricity generation technologies and highlights the environmental benefits, and trade-offs of each technology. The graphic presents an overview over the life cycle impacts and material requirements ...
Assessing Global Resource Use: A System Approach to Resource Efficiency and Pollution Reduction - Summary for Policymakers
This interim report of the International Resource Panel provides a first glimpse at a new evidence base that can inform precisely this kind of integrated policymaking. It presents up-to-date information on material resources ...
Assessing Global Resource Use: A System Approach to Resource Efficiency and Pollution Reduction - Factsheet
Better and more efficient production and use of natural resources can be one of the most cost-efficient and effective ways to reduce impacts on the environment (including pollution) and advance human well-being.