Potentials to increase performance of the usage of natural resource and energy, development assessments and effects on national economy by 2020 (MATPOT)

Project description

In the project potentials to improve resource efficiency within the most essential economic sectors and products, development assessments and related impacts of environment, employment and value added on the national economy by 2020 are assessed.
The work starts by defining what improving of resource efficiency really means from the viewpoint of national economy and economic sectors. It will include the intensification of use of natural resource and energy, recycling and reuse of products and waste. The development of material consumption is assessed by the ENVIMAT-scen model by the year 2020.

Additional information

Senior Researcher Sirkka Koskela, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE

Published 2013-04-23 at 15:23, updated 2013-04-23 at 15:21