50 Articles and compendiums that are related to Environmental accounts , sorted by release date
A burning issue: biomass is the biggest source of renewable energy consumed in the UK (Latest release)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
Net zero and the different official measures of the UK's greenhouse gas emissions (Latest release)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
How green is your street? (Latest release)
Using innovative methods to report against the Sustainable Development Goals (Latest release)As part of the “Federated Information System for the Sustainable Development Goals" (FIS4SDGs) presented at the 49th Session of the UN Statistical Commission, the UN Statistics Division has launched an Open SDG Data Hub.
Keywords: global inequality, poverty, improvement to statistics, Geography, GIS, SDG's
Five facts about environmental taxes (Latest release)As the government prepares to announce tax measures aimed at tackling the problem of plastic pollution, following the largest response to a call for evidence in the HM Treasury’s history, we’ve come up with five facts about environmental taxes in the UK.
Keywords: plastic, diesel, waste, pollution, environment
UK air pollution removal: how much pollution does vegetation remove in your area? (Latest release)Exploring how air pollution removal varies across the UK and a breakdown of pollution removed by vegetation in local authority districts throughout the UK.
Keywords: filtering, trees, pollutants, absorption, health damage
UK data gaps: Inclusive Data Action Plan towards the global Sustainable Development Goal indicators (Latest release)This is our first report on UK data gaps for reporting progress towards the global Sustainable Development Goal indicators.
Keywords: SDGs, Gaps, Leave No One Behind, 2030 Agenda
The UK environment – fighting pollution, improving our health and saving us money (Latest release)The role the environment plays in absorbing pollution with estimates of the avoided health costs to the UK.
Keywords: air, emisisons, trees, natural capital, pollution capture
Are we ready to switch to electric cars? (Latest release)
Keywords: Environment, Health, Business, Industry and Trade
UK natural capital: developing UK mountain, moorland and heathland ecosystem accounts (Latest release)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