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Resource Efficiency

Economics and Outlook for Asia and the Pacific

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: November 2011
  • Page count: 264
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 11.III.D.17

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This first report focuses on the demand for and use of natural resources, as drivers and as consequences of economic activity and social development. It provides an overview of resource use patterns in Asia and the Pacific, explains why sustainable resource use and resource efficiency will become an economic and social imperative for the region, and presents information on how resource efficiency and sustainable resource use might be achieved through careful policy design. It aims to inform policymakers and practitioners working on integrated environment and development strategies and also those working on sustainability policies in general.