13 November 2020
Resource Efficiency and Climate Change Full Report Launch at UNFCCC Race to Zero Dialogues
Emissions from the production of materials like metals, minerals, woods and plastics more than doubled in 1995 - 2015, accounting for almost 25% of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions worldwide. This is equivalent to the total GHG emissions from...
23 July 2020
New policy briefs from UNEP Regional Office in Latin America and the Caribbean use IRP data to promote circular economy
The United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office in Latin America and the Caribbean has developed a series of policy briefs "Articulating social and environmental policy for post-COVID-19 recovery" which suggest policy recommendations...
17 June 2020
IRP Delivers Messages on UNCCD 2020 Desertification and Drought Day Global Observance Event
The International Resource Panel (IRP) Co-Chair Janez Potočnik and Expert Panel Member Dr. Jeff Herrick were invited by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) to record a video for the 2020 Desertification and Drought Day...
17 March 2020
Webinar in Spanish: Resource Efficiency and Climate Change
The great potential of resource-efficient strategies in reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) has increasingly been recognized. In this context, the International Resource Panel was invited to present the main findings from its recent...