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...
09 October 2019
World Resources Forum looks at natural resource governance
“Making Natural Resource Governance Fit for the 21st Century” is the theme of this year’s World Resources Forum, to be held in Geneva on 23-24 October. The Forum provides the opportunity to continue the emerging dialogue on how we manage our...
20 August 2019
What is an acceptable level of use of the planet's resources?
Just what is sustainable use of the planet’s natural resources? And how can knowledge of acceptable levels of resource use be translated into management targets? These are two of the questions considered in a new paper by International Resource...