Natural Resources Archive

Leaders Unite to Fight Waste and Pollution amid Warnings of 18 tonnes of Natural Resources Extracted for Every Human on the Planet in 2050

40 businesses and government leaders commit to efforts that cut waste and pollution from our consumption economy, including the Chief Executive Officers of Alphabet, The Coca-Cola Company, Royal Philips, Unilever and the Governments of Indonesia, Nigeria, the People’s Republic of China and Rwanda Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE) tackling pressing environmental challenges, from

Big wins for human health, natural resources in switch to energy efficiency

Low-carbon technologies aid clean air, save water and cut land use 25 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions and 17 million tonnes of particulates a year could be avoided through low-carbon and energy efficiency technologies 12 May 2017 – A radical transformation in the way energy is supplied and used will be needed if the

Seven Ways Geo-economics is Changing the Global Economy

Report from the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Geo-economics identifies seven geo-economic trends that could decelerate or even reverse globalization Trends include the rise in economic warfare, new-generation state capitalism and a rise in infrastructure-driven alliances Five lessons outlined in the report also offer guidance for countries on how to navigate the new geo-economic landscape

Natural Resources

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) is a global study that compiles and presents a case for the economic basis for conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity. The final report of the study was released in 2010 at the Tenth Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD CoP-10) in Nagoya, Japan. The