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Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2011

Global investment in renewable energy jumped 32% in 2010, to a record $211 billion. n addition to this eye-catching record, the investment activity in developing countries increased strongly. It is t...

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Towards a Life Cycle
Sustainability Assessment: Making informed choices
on products

Every day, unsustainable patterns of consumption, unsustainable production methods and population growth challenge the resilience of the planet to support human activities. At the same time, inequali...

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Our Planet: Powering
climate
solutions

The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine for environmentally sustainable development.

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The Millennium Development Goals Report 2011

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight targeted development aims designed to free humanity from extreme poverty, hunger, illiteracy and disease by 2015. Together, they form a blueprint for...

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Resource Efficiency: Economics and Outlook for Asia-Pacific (REEO)

The first Resource Efficiency: Economics and Outlook for Asia-Pacific (REEO) report focuses on natural resources both as drivers and as consequences of economic activity and social development. The r...

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Recycling Rates of Metals: A status report

Smarter product designs, support for developing country waste management schemes, and encouraging developed country households not to 'squirrel away' old electronic goods in drawers and closets could...

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Our Planet: FORESTs
Nature at your service

The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine for environmentally sustainable development.

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Decoupling: natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth

By 2050, humanity could devour an estimated 140 billion tons of minerals, ores, fossil fuels and biomass per year three times its current appetite unless the economic growth rate is decoupled from ...

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Visions for Change - Recommendations for Effective Policies on Sustainable Lifestyles: Country Papers

Visions for Change is a publication aimed at providing recommendations to develop efficient sustainable lifestyles policies and initiatives based on the results of the Global Survey on Sustainable Li...

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Visions for Change - Recommendations for Effective Policies on Sustainable Lifestyles

This publication provides recommendations to develop efficient sustainable lifestyles policies and initiatives based on the Global Survey on Sustainable Lifestyles (GSSL). It is aimed at policy-maker...

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