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Briefing Resource efficiency — material resource efficiency and productivity
Located in SOER 2015 — The European environment — state and outlook 2015 Cross-country comparisons
Briefing Intensified global competition for resources (GMT 7)
Located in SOER 2015 — The European environment — state and outlook 2015 Global megatrends
Briefing Resource efficiency
Located in SOER 2015 — The European environment — state and outlook 2015 European briefings
Highlight An artistic view of Europe's waste – EEA announces competition winners
After 200 entries from 29 countries, the European Environment Agency (EEA) is pleased to announce five winners of the Waste•smART competition, which invited Europeans to produce a video, cartoon or photo on the topic of waste.
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Figure The two key aspects of resource efficiency
The schema shows how resource efficiency relates to the use of natural capital and ecosystem resilience.
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Publication EU bioenergy potential from a resource efficiency perspective
The main objective of this report is to review the implications of resource efficiency principles for developing EU bioenergy production. The results presented are primarily based on the 2013 ETC/SIA study, capturing key messages while excluding some of the more technical elements. The report aims to be a more accessible version of the ETC/SIA study, aimed at the non-technical reader.
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Publication Environmental tax reform in Europe: implications for income distribution
Although environmental tax reforms (ETR) tend to improve incomes across society, they can have mild regressive impacts in that richer households gain more than poorer ones. Care is needed to design ETRs in ways that ensure that certain groups are able to benefit equally. ETR's overall benefits for the economy, environment and society are potentially significant. ETR should therefore be regarded as a key element in the policymaking toolkit for shifting to a green economy.
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Article Eyewitness: the boy Chance
Bisie is the biggest mine in the area. It is located approximately 90 kilometres inside dense forest and reaches 100 metres underground. The mines are often little more than a hole in the ground. Dozens of men and boys crowd each mine and conditions are atrocious.
Located in Signals — Living in a changing climate Signals 2011 Articles
Article Sharing nature's riches
Of the 8.2 billion tonnes of materials consumed in EU-27 Member States in 2007, minerals accounted for 52 %, fossil fuels for 23 %, biomass for 21 % and metals for 4 % (SOER 2010)
Located in Signals — Living in a changing climate Signals 2011 Articles
Press Release Globalisation, environment and you
New EEA report highlights connectivity between global issues
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