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Assessing Mineral Resources in Society: Metal recycling - Opportunities, Limits, Infrastructure - Summary
A Product-Centric approach is necessary to promote metals recycling in the 21st century. This means the application of economically viable technology and methods throughout the recovery chain to extract metals from the ...
Decoupling Natural Resource Use and Environmental Impacts from Economic Growth - Summary
Humankind has witnessed phenomenal economic and social development in the past century. However, there are increasing signs that it has come at a cost to the environment and to the availability of cheap resources. Despite ...
Building Natural Capital: How REDD+ can Support a Green Economy: Summary for Policy Makers
This summary report highlights key findings from the report of the international resource panel: building natural capital: How REDD+ can support a Green Economy. It should be read in conjunction with the full report.
Food Systems and Natural Resources: Summary for Policy Makers
The IRP Food Systems and Natural Resources report assesses the current status and dynamics of natural resource use in food systems and their environmental impacts, identifying opportunities to move towards more resource-smart ...
Global Resources Outlook 2019 - Annotated Key Messages
Annotated Key Messages
Global Resources Outlook 2019: Key Messages Facts & Figures
Key messages facts and figures
Global Material Flows and Resource Productivity: Summary for Policymakers
Growing concern about assuring affordable, equitable and environmentally sustainable access to natural resources is well founded. Global use of natural resources has accelerated during the past decade and emissions and ...
Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Transitions in the ASEAN Region: A Resource Perspective - Summary for Policymakers
Drawing from the conclusions in the forthcoming global report of the International Resource Panel “The Weight of Cities: Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization” this regional report aims to support policy makers by ...
Managing the Transition
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.
Assessing Mineral Resources in Society: Metal Stocks & Recycling Rates
This booklet summarizes the first two reports of the Global Metals Flows Group - Metal Stocks in Society: Scientific Synthesis and The Recycling Rates of Metals: A Status Report. UNEP's International Resource Panel for ...