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Resource flows : the material basis of industrial economies
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The Weight of Nations : Material Outflows from Industrial Economies
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Methodology and Indicators of Economy�?Wide Material Flow Accounting
Summary This contribution presents the state of the art of economywide material flow accounting. Starting from a brief recollection of the intellectual and policy history of this approach, we outlineExpand
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Assessing global land use : balancing consumption with sustainable supply
We are grateful to James A. Colwill for providing unpublished data referring to Colwill et al. (2011) which enabled us to perform own calculations of future cropland requirements. The report wentExpand
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Towards Sustainable Production and Use of Resources: Assessing Biofuels
This report presents an overview of the major perspectives toward and problems of biofuels use and sustainable production. First generation biofuels are the major focus. The report recognizesExpand
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The European carbon balance. Part 4: integration of carbon and other trace-gas fluxes
Overviewing the European carbon (C), greenhouse gas (GHG), and non-GHG fluxes, gross primary productivity (GPP) is about 9.3 Pg yr−1, and fossil fuel imports are 1.6 Pg yr−1. GPP is about 1.25% ofExpand
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A Review of the Environmental Impacts of Biobased Materials
Concerns over climate change and the security of industrial feedstock supplies have been opening a growing market for biobased materials. This development, however, also presents a challenge toExpand
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Policy review on decoupling : development of indicators to assess decoupling of economic development and environmental pressure in the EU-25 and AC-3 countries
Summary The figure below shows the GALU for EU-15 and ACC-13 in comparison with the world’s availability of agricultural land in total and arable land plus permanent crops land in particular. FromExpand
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Rationale for and Interpretation of Economy‐Wide Materials Flow Analysis and Derived Indicators
Summary Economy-wide material flow analysis (MFA) and derived indicators have been developed to monitor and assess the metabolic performance of economies, that is, with respect to the internalExpand
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Sustainable resource management : global trends, visions and policies
1. Introduction Stefan Bringezu and Raimund Bleischwitz 2 Analysing global resource use of national and regional economies across various levels Stefan Bringezu, Isabel van de Sand, Helmut Schutz,Expand
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