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Assessing the environmental impacts of consumption and production : priority products and materials

Author: Edgar Hertwich; United Nations Environment Programme. International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management. Working Group on the Environmental Impacts of Products and Materials: Prioritization and Improvement Options.; United Nations Environment Programme. Sustainable Consumption and Production Branch.
Publisher: Nairobi, Kenya : UNEP, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A fundamental question the Resource Panel hence has to answer is how different economic activities influence the use of natural resources and the generation of pollution. To answer this basic question, the report assesses economic activities and identifies priorities according to their environmental impact and resource demands. The assessment was based on a broad review and comparison of existing studies and  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Hertwich; United Nations Environment Programme. International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management. Working Group on the Environmental Impacts of Products and Materials: Prioritization and Improvement Options.; United Nations Environment Programme. Sustainable Consumption and Production Branch.
ISBN: 9789280730845 9280730843
OCLC Number: 705943797
Notes: Cover title.
Summary report.
"Job Number: DTI/1262/PA"--Title page verso.
Editor, International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management, Working Group on the Environmental Impacts of Products and Materials: Prioritization and Improvement Options ; lead author, Edgar Hertwich --T.p. verso.
Description: 34 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm + 1 CD-ROM.
Other Titles: Priority products and materials
Responsibility: [editor, International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management, Working Group on the Environmental Impacts of Products and Materials: Prioritization and Improvement Options ; lead author, Edgar Hertwich].
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A report prepared by the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management that assesses science on the environmental and resource impacts of production and consumption.  Read more...

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