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Hundreds of Millions of Hectares, Nearly the Size of Brazil, Face Degradation Threat – UN Report Warns
Implications on food security and natural systems
Environmental Risks and Challenges of Anthropogenic Metals Flows and Cycles: How Metals Determine Our Lives – Infographic
How metals determine our lives
Green Energy Choices: The Benefits, Risks and Trade-offs of Low-Carbon Technologies for Electricity production – Factsheet
Rising energy demand and efforts to combat climate change require a significant increase in low-carbon electricity generation. Yet, concern has been raised that rapid investment in some novel technologies could cause a new ...
Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply - Factsheet
Global land use plays a central role in determining our food, material and energy supply. Many countries have started to support the use of biomass for biofuels and biomaterials, and, at the same time, are becoming concerned ...
Food Systems and Natural Resources: Building Resource-Smart Food Systems for Sustainable Development - Infographic
This document highlights findings from the report on "Food Systems and Natural Resources" and should be read in conjunction with the full report.
UN Calls for Urgent Rethink as Resource Use Skyrockets
Resource extraction has more than tripled since 1970, including a fivefold increase in the use of non-metallic minerals and a 45 per cent increase in fossil fuel use. By 2060, global material use could double to 190 billion ...
Global Resources Outlook 2019: Natural Resources for the Future We Want - Scenarios Infographic
Through a combination of resource efficiency, climate mitigation, carbon removal, and biodiversity protection policies, this report finds that it is feasible and possible to grow economies, increase well-being and remain ...
Global Resources Outlook 2019: Natural Resources for the Future we want - Factsheet
Over the past five decades, our global population has doubled, the extraction of materials has tripled and gross domestic product has quadrupled. The extraction and processing of natural resources has accelerated over the ...
Re-defining Value – The Manufacturing Revolution: Remanufacturing, Refurbishment, Repair and Direct Reuse in the Circular Economy - Key Insights for Policy Makers
Re-thinking how we manufacture industrial products and deal with them at the end of their useful life could provide breakthrough environmental, social and economic benefits. Adopting value-retention processes is a win-win ...
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 ...