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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 ...
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
Global Resources Outlook 2019: Natural Resources for the Future we want - Factsheet
Over the past five decades, our global population has doubled, the extraction of materials has tripled and gross domestic product has quadrupled. The extraction and processing of natural resources has accelerated over the ...
International Trade in Resources: A Biophysical Assessment - Summary for Policy Makers
This particular report was prepared by the IRP’s Working Group on Environmental Impacts, with the aim to enhance knowledge on the nature, location and size of the environmental impacts of trade. It provides a comprehensive ...