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Restore landscapes to push ahead on sustainable development, says International Resource Panel
Land restoration has tremendous potential to help the world limit climate change and achieve its aims for sustainable development, according to a new study by the International Resource Panel (IRP).
Re-thinking Production to Boost Circular Economies
Value-retention practices such as remanufacturing, refurbishment, repair, and direct re-use could cut industrial waste by between 80 and 99 per cent in some sectors. Greenhouse gas emissions could fall by 79 to 99 per cent ...
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
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 ...
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
Scaled-Up Investments in Sustainable Cities Crucial for Resource Efficiency and Poverty Eradication
Greening city infrastructure can sustain economic growth while using fewer resources
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 ...
Resource-Efficient Cities and Transport in Urban Areas
The International Resource Panel was established in 2007 to provide independent, scientific assessment on the sustainable use of natural resources and the impacts of resource use over the full life cycle.