29 Oct '15, 10pm

[email protected] report examines rapid growth & pattern changes of resource trade:

.@UNEPIRP report examines rapid growth & pattern changes of resource trade:

In the past few decades global efforts have been channelled to enforce sustainable management strategies for natural resources, increase resource and environmental efficiency and thus, overall human well-being. This latest report from the International Resource Panel analyses the role of international trade in increasing resource efficiency, reducing environmental impact and promoting equitable and inclusive growth. Through a comprehensive review of updated data and existing literature, the assessment examines the rapid growth and pattern changes of resource trade and the upstream resource requirements of traded commodities including materials, land, energy and water. The report seeks to shed light on:

Full article: http://www.unep.org/resourcepanel/KnowledgeResources/Asse...

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