20 January 2020
International Resource Panel 2019 Highlights
2019 has been a big year for resource efficiency. The International Resource Panel's findings on natural resource use have been referred to and used in policymaking at international, regional, and national levels. Here is a quick overview of the...
12 December 2019
IRP presents new work on resource efficiency and climate change at the COP25 in Madrid
This week, the International Resource Panel (IRP) presented new work on the connections between resources and climate at the COP25 in Madrid. The IRP Summary for Policymakers “Resource Efficiency and Climate Change: Material Efficiency Strategies...
26 November 2019
New work areas, and a new country member, for the IRP
The International Resource Panel, meeting in Bled, Slovenia, this month, endorsed a range of new study areas, and welcomed a new country to its Steering Committee. These included the socioeconomic implications of resource efficiency and circular...
11 November 2019
Call for bolder approach to saving resources
International Resource Panel Co-Chair Janez Potocnik and the Head of the World Economic Forum's Circular Economy Initiative Antonia Gawel have released a joint article that calls for more and bolder action for a circular economy. "Only wholesale...