Tag Archive for 'Rio+20 Earth Summit'

Circular Economy Task Force to tackle rising raw material costs

July 5th, 2012 by Green Alliance

In the wake of the Rio+20 Earth Summit, a UK task force has been launched to help tackle the global resource challenge. The Circular Economy Task Force will find practical solutions to mitigate the rising cost of raw materials through reuse and recovery. The Task Force involves a diverse mix of large businesses including Alliance […]

Multiple ocean stressors may cause enormous economic losses by 2100

March 21st, 2012 by Stockholm Environment Institute

Climate change alone could reduce the economic value of key ocean services by up to $2 trillion a year by 2100, a new study shows – but so many threats are converging on the oceans at once, that a global, integrated approach is urgently needed. The study, Valuing the Ocean, is the work of an […]