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register to the next webinar on materials use to 2060
When: Monday 18 February 2019 - 17:00 (CET Paris time) / 11:00 (EST)
Subject: Materials use to 2060: Economic drivers and environmental consequences
The world’s consumption of raw materials is set to nearly double by 2060 as the global economy expands and living standards rise, placing twice the pressure on the environment than we are seeing today.
» What economic mechanisms drive material use and how will this affect the environment?
Join our team of experts of the OECD Environment Directorate to learn more about projections for materials use to 2060.
The talk will highlight findings from the report Global Material Resources Outlook to 2060: Economic Drivers and Environmental Consequences.
Duration: 1 hour (presentation of 20-30 minutes followed by Q&A).
Where: the convenience of your computer
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2. Click on "Register" and enter the requested information. There is no password required for registration.
3. Click "Submit".
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