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  • Road transport and air emissions (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 16 September 2019

    Contribution of road transport to greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions – further analysis of the UK Environmental Accounts data.

    Keywords: petrol, diesel, net zero, electric vehicles

  • A burning issue: biomass is the biggest source of renewable energy consumed in the UK (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 30 August 2019

    Energy from renewable sources exceeded 10% of the UK’s overall energy consumption for the first time In 2017. More than a quarter of this renewable energy came from burning wood, the largest single source of renewable energy in the UK.

    Keywords: biomass, Renewable energy, Wood pellet, greenhouse gas

  • UK natural capital: urban accounts (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 8 August 2019

    Natural capital accounts containing information about green space in urban areas.

    Keywords: habitat, green space, blue space, ecosystem

  • Net zero and the different official measures of the UK's greenhouse gas emissions (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 24 July 2019

    UK greenhouse gas emission estimates are reported on a number of different bases in order to fulfil a range of international agreements.

    Keywords: carbon footprint, air emissions, envrionment, CO2, carbon dioxide

  • UK natural capital: peatlands (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 22 July 2019

    Natural capital accounts for peatlands measures the ecosystem services which nature provides from this dramatic landscape, including water, carbon sequestration, food and recreation.

    Keywords: environment, peat, bog, condition, natural, ecosystem

  • UK Environmental Accounts: 2019 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 5 June 2019

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

    Keywords: energy, emissions, greenhouse gas, climate change, natural capital

  • Environmental protection expenditure, UK: 2017 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 2 May 2019

    Estimates of environmental protection expenditure by UK general government and industries for 2017.

    Keywords: climate change, waste, pollution, sustainability, SDG, EPE

  • What is the difference between sex and gender? (Latest release)

    Article | Released on 21 February 2019

    Exploring the difference between sex and gender, looking at concepts that are important to the Sustainable Development Goals.

    Keywords: SDGs, inequality, LGBT, male, female, gender identity, transgender

  • Greenhouse gas intensity, provisional estimates, UK: 2017 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 5 February 2019

    Greenhouse gas emissions intensity for the UK, by industrial sector, long-term trends and European comparisons. Part of the UK Environmental Accounts.

    Keywords: carbon dioxide, SDGs, CO2, air emission

  • Low carbon and renewable energy economy, UK: 2017 (Latest release)

    Statistical bulletin | Released on 31 January 2019

    Final results from the Low Carbon and Renewable Energy Survey on the low carbon and renewable energy economy in the UK, including direct and indirect activity, employees and turnover.

    Keywords: green, solar, wind, environment, clean growth