Improving material use and resource efficiency can reduce greenhouse gas emissions: UN science panel

The Economic Times | Dec 13, 2019 at 11:39 PM
  • The impacts of climate change — heatwaves, droughts, excessive rain, snowfall and flooding — are becoming more frequent and intense.
  • A new report from the International Resource Panel, titled ‘Resource Efficiency and Climate Change’, launched at the Madrid climate talks, makes the assessment for two segments — residential housing and passenger cars.
  • For passenger cars, material efficiency strategies could reduce emissions from operational energy use.