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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Resource Panel (IRP) are inviting all media to cover the global launch of the summary for policymakers Resource Efficiency and Climate Change: Material Efficiency Strategies for a Low-Carbon Future, during a side event hosted by the Italian Ministry of the Environment at COP 25.
This report, which was commissioned by the G7, analyzes the contributions of resource efficiency to greenhouse gas emission reductions. Results from this assessment will help raise awareness about the critical role of material efficiency strategies in climate mitigation plans and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). This will be the first time that these connections are scientifically drawn at the global level.
The launch event will be open to all media accredited at COP.
Location: Italian Pavilion
Time and Date: 11 December 2019, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.