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Close the circularity gap to avert catastrophic climate change, Davos told today

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A new report by Circle Economy, supported by EIT Climate-KIC, says governments barely consider circular economy measures in strategies to meet a 1.5 degree target. We are in Davos today to support the launch of the report.

 

The world can maximise its chances of avoiding the most dangerous impacts of climate change by moving to a circular economy, reveals a report from the Amsterdam-based cooperative Circle Economy, launched today at Davos during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

 

The Circularity Gap Report 2019 finds that the global economy is only 9 per cent circular – just 9 per cent of the 92.8 billion tonnes of minerals, fossil fuels, metals and biomass that enter the economy are re-used annually. The report, now in its second year, refers to what remains as the Circularity

 

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