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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 ...
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 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 ...
Decoupling 2: Technologies, Opportunities and Policy Options - Summary for Policy Makers
The report highlights existing technological possibilities, for developing and developed countries, and their economic advantages. It shows that there is growing evidence that decoupling will be one of the next big ...
Building Resilient Societies after the COVID-19 Pandemic: Key Messages from the International Resource Panel
The world is experiencing an unprecedented moment in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. For us at the International Resource Panel (IRP) it is also a moment to reflect. This document provides policy recommendations extracted ...