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COP24: Climate Actions Require Circular Economy Strategies

December 11th 2018 - 08:55

COP 24 High level side event:

CIRCULAR ECONOMY: THE MISSING LINK FOR CLIMATE ACTION

“How a global circular economy is the keystone to achieve the Paris goals"

11 December 2018, 12:30 – 2:00 pm

EU Pavilion COP24, Room Vienna

Katowice, Poland

In support of this event, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS) and The Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) have drafted a short document on Circular Economy.

There is growing optimism about the potential of the Circular Economy to contribute to achieving our climate objectives. In this document, HCSS and TNO explain how climate action requires Circular Economy strategies; substitution (by 2023), remanufacturing (by 2033) and over 50% end-of-life recycling rate (by 2043). Click here to download the 2-page report.

The programme for “How a global Circular Economy is the keystone to achieve the Paris goals” is available here.