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  • UK natural capital: developing UK mountain, moorland and heathland ecosystem accounts (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 21 July 2017

    A discussion of mountain, moorland and heathland ecosystem accounting techniques, data sources and the recommended approach to developing an initial account.

    Keywords: Environment, Ecosystem accounting, Habitat

  • UK environmental accounts: 2017 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 11 July 2017

    Satellite accounts to the main UK National Accounts measuring the contribution of the environment to the economy, the impact of economic activity on the environment, and society's response to environmental issues.

    Keywords: fuel, energy, emissions, greenhouse gas, waste. water, natural capital,fuel,energy,emissions,greenhouse,gas,waste,water,natural,capital

  • UK environmental accounts: Low carbon and renewable energy economy survey, final estimates: 2015 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 6 April 2017

    Final results of direct and indirect activity from the UK Low Carbon and Renewable Energy Economy Survey (UK LCRE) for the reporting year 2015. The survey provides details of the low carbon and renewable energy economy in the UK.

    Keywords: Turnover, employees, acquisitions, imports, exports

  • UK natural capital: monetary estimates, 2016 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 30 November 2016

    Natural assets provide a wide range of environmental services that make human life possible. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) have been developing methods to value these services, aiming to highlight the relative importance of services provided by the UK’s natural assets. This bulletin contains a snapshot of our progress.

    Keywords: valuation, environment, ecosystem, services, asset flows

  • UK Environmental Accounts: UK onshore wind sector, 2014 (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 28 April 2016

    Estimates of activity in the onshore wind sector in 2014 based on results from the 2015 Low Carbon and Renewable Energy (LCRE) Economy Survey.

    Keywords: Environment, green economy, renewable energy

  • UK Environmental Accounts: How much material is the UK consuming? (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 29 February 2016

    How the environment contributes to the economy, the impacts that the economy has on the environment, and how society responds to environmental issues.

    Keywords: oil, gas, energy, , air emissions, , air emissions, materials

  • Greenhouse gas emissions: 2013 (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 2 June 2015

    Keywords: climate change, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, global warming

  • Environmental taxes: 2014 (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 1 June 2015

    An examination of the size and composition of environmental taxes between 1993 and 2014. Including an analysis by type of environmental tax, a consideration of who pays the taxes and a comparison with other European countries. Main findings show that environmental taxes raised £44.6 billion in the UK in 2014, providing 7.5% of all revenue from taxes and social contributions

    Keywords: pollution, climate, natural capital, water, greenhouse gases

  • UK Natural Capital Freshwater Ecosystem Assets and Services Accounts (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 20 March 2015

    Keywords: region, local, regional analysis, economic analysis, sub-national

  • UK Natural Capital Land Cover in the UK (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 17 March 2015

    We take a look at land cover ecosystem accounts for the United Kingdom (UK). The land cover accounts based on data from the Countryside Survey show that the land cover changed significantly in the UK between 1998 and 2007.

    Keywords: ecosystems, cultivated land, woodlands, forest, pasture, grassland