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The International Resource Panel: 10 Key Messages on Climate Change
This note draws on the findings of the United Nations’ expert panel on natural resources – the International Resource Panel (IRP) – to highlight some key policy-relevant messages on how sustainable management of natural ...
Green Technology Choices: The Environmental and Resource Implications of Low-Carbon Technologies - International Resource Panel Report
This report provides a comprehensive global-scale assessment of the benefits, risks, and trade-offs of energy efficiency technologies and their combined effects when deployed alongside low-carbon electricity supply ...
Resource Efficiency: Potential and Economic Implications - International Resource Panel Report
The findings of the report point out the importance of joining forces for acting now as well as the huge potential that resource efficiency can have, if it is implemented carefully and supported across different sectors ...
Resource Efficiency and Climate Change: Material Efficiency Strategies for a Low-Carbon Future
This report addresses the opportunities for material efficiency in homes and cars of the G7, with results also shown for China and India. We chose to focus the assessment on specific, widely used products because only a ...
Resource Efficiency and Climate Change: Material Efficiency Strategies for a Low-Carbon Future - Implications for Business Leaders in Housing and Mobility
This document highlights and contextualizes findings from the International Resource Panel report Resource Efficiency and Climate Change: Material Efficiency Strategies for a Low-Carbon Future. It provides a starting point ...
Towards Sustainable Production and Use of Resources: Assessing Biofuels - [Factsheet]
Biofuels have received much attention from decision-makers in government and industry, and of the wider public worldwide. As the number of publications devoted to this renewable source of energy is expanding rapidly, it ...
Managing and Conserving the Natural Resource Base for Sustained Economic and Social Development: A Reflection from the International Resource Panel on the establishment of Sustainable Development Goals aimed at Decoupling Economic Growth from Escalating Resource Use and Environmental Degradation
The Weight of Cities: Resource Requirements of Future Urbanization
The report presents the first assessment of the resources required at a global scale for the coming wave of urbanization. Using material flow analysis, the analysis of urban form and city organization, the assessment of ...
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.