Assessing global resource use and greenhouse emissions to 2050, with ambitious resource efficiency and climate mitigation policies

Timothy Baynes

CSIRO Land and Water

Dr. Tim Baynes has worked across a broad range of sustainability research areas including water accounting, distributed electricity generation, urban development modeling, risk and resilience assessment, climate adaptation and is currently spending a lot of time thinking about material flows.


Achieving sustainable development requires the decoupling of natural resource use and environmental pressures from economic growth and improvements in living standards. G7 leaders and others have called for improved resource... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Heinz Schandl (CSIRO Land and Water)
  2. Timothy Baynes (CSIRO Land and Water)

Topic Areas

• Socio-economic metabolism and material flow analysis , • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals , • Public policy and governance


MS-14 » Socio-economic metabolism and policy implications (14:00 - Monday, 26th June, Room E)

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