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


  • UK Environmental Accounts: How much material is the UK consuming?

    Estimates of material consumption in the UK from 2000 to 2013, taking the extraction of raw materials and physical imports and exports into account. It explores how much material is consumed per person and shows how material consumption relates to economic activity (known as ‘resource productivity’). Comparisons with European estimates are also presented.