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International Trade in Resources: A Biophysical Assessment - Factsheet
International trade is indispensable in enabling countries to meet demand for vital resources, which are not available, accessible or affordable domestically. However, it is precisely the attendant impact trade has on ...
Options for Decoupling Economic Growth from Water Use and Water Pollution - Factsheet
Global trends point to a relative decoupling of water – that is, the rate of water resource use is increasing at a rate slower than that of economic growth. The Options for Decoupling Economic Growth from Water Use and ...
Mineral Resource Governance in the 21st Century: Gearing Extractive Industries Towards Sustainable Development - Key Insights for Policymakers and Business Leaders [Factsheet]
The mining sector, if carefully managed, presents enormous opportunities for advancing sustainable development particularly in low-income countries, the International Resource Panel says in its latest report.
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 ...
Towards Zero-Pollution Cities: Making Mega Cities Resource Efficient, Inclusive, and Low Polluting - Delhi, India Case Study
Delhi, India is typical of many megacities in Asia and Africa, with large populations, swift economic growth that spurs in-migration, and an already stressed built environment with significant underserved populations lacking ...
Towards Zero-Pollution Cities: Circular Economy Strategies in Rapidly Industrializing Urban Areas - 637 Chinese Cities Case Study
Air pollution is a global killer and predominantly an urban one, responsible for about 7 million premature deaths worldwide each year. Air pollution by particulate matter (PM) in cities can be reduced through system-based ...