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Resource Efficiency and Climate Change: Material Efficiency Strategies for a Low-Carbon Future - [Factsheet]
This report conducts a rigorous assessment of the contribution of material efficiency to GHG abatement strategies. More concretely, it assesses the reduction potential of GHG emissions from material efficiency strategies ...
Natural Resource Use in the Group of 20: Status, Trends, and Solutions
This collection of factsheets from the International Resource Panel, was prepared in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment of Japan and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, as a contribution to the G20 ...
The Weight of Cities: Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization - Factsheet
We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shift future urbanization on to a more environmentally sustainable and socially just path. The Weight of Cities suggests a new approach to focus on low-carbon, resource-efficient, ...
Decoupling Natural Resource Use and Environmental Impacts from Economic Growth – Factsheet
The remarkable economic and population growth of the 20th century was closely coupled to substantial increases in the extraction and consumption of natural resources, leading to increasingly-damaging negative environmental ...
Managing and Conserving the Natural Resource Base for Sustained Economic and Social Development: A Reflection from the International Resource Panel on the establishment of Sustainable Development Goals aimed at Decoupling Economic Growth from Escalating Resource Use and Environmental Degradation
City-Level Decoupling: Urban Resource Flows and the Governance of Infrastructure Transitions – Annex: Case Studies from Selected Cities
These cases were selected to showcase innovative and visionary approaches to sustainable infrastructure change across a broad range of contexts, and are intended to demonstrate the abundance of options available that could ...
Resource Efficiency for Sustainable Development: Key Messages for the Group of 20
The International Resource Panel is honoured to provide scientific insight to the Resource Efficiency Dialogue of the Group of 20. This short document summarizes some of the work done by the IRP in this field, particularly ...
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