Preventing resource price shocks

March 2014
Preventing resource price shocks
Green Alliance research into the impact of rising global commodity prices on inflation for UK consumers concluded that only reliable way to protect the UK economy against these resource price shocks in future is to improve radically the efficiency of our resource use and reuse, reducing dependency on foreign imports.

This was endorsed by the Commons Environment Select Committee in its inquiry Growing a circular economy.

Read our report The great resource price shock and infographic.