Methodology related to environmental accounts

  • The challenges of defining a "green job"

    Methodology | Released on 7 April 2021

    This article reviews the options available to define "green jobs" and explores the challenges in doing so. The ONS contributions to defining and measuring "green jobs" are explained, together with alternatives from the relevant literature.

    Keywords: Net Zero, environment, low carbon, employment, sustainable

  • Marine natural capital accounts, UK methodology guide

    Methodology | Released on 6 April 2021

    Describes the methodology used to develop natural capital ecosystem service accounts and explains the broad approach to valuation and the overarching assumptions made. Also provides details of methodologies used to value individual components of natural capital and physical and monetary data sources.

    Keywords: natural resources, nature, habitat, environment, sustainability

  • Low Carbon and Renewable Energy Economy (LCREE) Survey QMI

    Methodology | Released on 29 March 2021

    Quality and Methodology Information for the Low Carbon and Renewable Energy Economy (LCREE) Survey, detailing the strengths and limitations of the data, methods used and data uses and users.

    Keywords: low carbon, renewables, green economy, circular economy, environment

  • Natural Capital

    Methodology | Released on 10 February 2021

    An overview of the Office for National Statistics and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs natural capital project and all related publications.

    Keywords: DEFRA

  • Semi-natural habitat natural capital accounts methodology, UK: 2021

    Methodology | Released on 10 February 2021

    How the natural capital semi-natural habitat accounts are measured and developed, including the specific methods used to value individual components of natural capital and physical and monetary data sources

    Keywords: nature, environment, sustainability

  • UK natural capital accounts methodology guide: 2020

    Methodology | Released on 19 November 2020

    Measurement and development of natural capital ecosystem service accounts, including the specific methods used to value individual components of natural capital and physical and monetary data sources.

    Keywords: natural resources, nature, habitat, sustainability, environment

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) related mortality rates and the effects of air pollution in England

    Methodology | Released on 13 August 2020

    Research report examining the potential relationship between long-term air pollution exposure and coronavirus (COVID-19) mortality rates.

    Keywords: environment, natural capital, corona virus, coronavirus, covid 19, covid-19, covid19

  • Access to garden spaces: England

    Methodology | Released on 14 May 2020

    The statistical significance of differences in garden access when all factors are controlled simultaneously.

    Keywords: outside, green space, regression, pandemic

  • Woodland natural capital accounts methodology guide, UK: 2020

    Methodology | Released on 28 February 2020

    How the natural capital ecosystem service accounts are measured for the woodland habitat.

    Keywords: ecosystem, habitat, services, environment, sustainability

  • UK natural capital accounts methodology guide: October 2019

    Methodology | Released on 18 October 2019

    How the natural capital ecosystem service accounts are measured and developed, including the specific methods used to value individual components of natural capital and physical and monetary data sources.

    Keywords: natural resources, nature, habitat, sustainability, environment