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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
Hundreds of Millions of Hectares, Nearly the Size of Brazil, Face Degradation Threat – UN Report Warns
Implications on food security and natural systems
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.
Global Resources Outlook 2019: Natural Resources for the Future We Want - Case Studies
The case studies here presented demonstrate issues of concern and solutions for the sustainable management of natural resources across sectors, and the positive impacts policy and other interventions towards decoupling can ...
Sustainable Trade in Resources: Global Material Flows, Circularity and Trade - Discussion Paper by UNEP’s Environment and Trade Hub and the International Resource Panel
Research by the International Resource Panel (IRP) has drawn attention to the observed shift in environmental burdens from high-income importing countries to low-income exporting countries, and has called for effective ...
Building Biodiversity: The Natural Resource Management Approach
The Aichi Targets state that governments and natural resource stakeholders ought to, among other commitments, implement plans for sustainable production and consumption. These targets were intended to keep the impacts of ...
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 ...
Global Resources Outlook 2019: Natural Resources for the Future We Want
The Drivers-Pressures-State-Impact-Response (DPSIR) framework is one type of systems approach that can be used to analyse how society is using natural resources and the various implications of this use. This report is ...
Re-defining Value: The Manufacturing Revolution - Remanufacturing, Refurbishment, Repair and Direct Reuse in the Circular Economy
A primary objective of this assessment is to evaluate whether innovation within the production process can enable reduced negative environmental impacts of production without compromising economic opportunity and the ...
Governing Coastal Resources: Implications for a Sustainable Blue Economy
Coastal resources - including fish, minerals and energy - are critical to people, nature and the economy, and are a focus for the emerging sustainable blue economy agenda. Whilst there is no globally agreed definition of ...