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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
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.
With Resource Use Expected to Double by 2050, Better Natural Resource Use Essential for a Pollution-Free Planet
International Resource Panel Report says material resource use expected to reach nearly 90 billion tonnes in 2017, and may more than double from 2015 to 2050. Without greater resource efficiency, Sustainable Development ...
Hundreds of Millions of Hectares, Nearly the Size of Brazil, Face Degradation Threat – UN Report Warns
Implications on food security and natural systems
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 ...