Statistics

November 7 2008
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This is very useful. There's information on the food industry in relation to the economy (employment, trends in prices, market share etc); trends in consumer demand; commodity prices and self sufficiency; environment, health and food safety. Plus a...

April 24 2008
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Provisional statistics published in 2008 for total UK greenhouse gas emissions for 2007 showed a drop of two per cent over the previous year, with 639.4 million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent, down from 652.3 million tonnes in 2006.

March 28 2008
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WWF Germany, the Stockholm Environment Institute and Tricorona have jointly published a report on the role of the voluntary carbon offset market. It provides an overview and guide to the most important currently available standards, using the Clean...

February 7 2008

Figures released by Defra on 31 January 2008 show that the UK's carbon dioxide emissions "stayed virtually the same" in 2006, dropping by just 0.1% to 554.5 million tonnes CO2. Overall greenhouse gases fell by 0.5% on the year before.

January 25 2008

Published by the Sustainable Development Commission, a new study undertaken by ADAS, starting with the premise that oil prices reach $100/barrel of oil, explores:

  • The direct impact of increased energy prices upon UK farm businesses, with...
May 1 2007
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For European data on climate change and emissions the European Environment Agency is a good source of information. Follow the links on the left hand side of the page for relevant...

May 1 2007
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For UK energy statistics see the relevant pages of the Department of Energy and Climate Change website. Information on this page is...

May 1 2007

The HM Revenue and Customs website holds data on UK imports and exports. See the...

May 1 2007

The Food Standards Agency carries out detailed surveys of recorded food intake (as opposed to food purchases) - the National Diet and Food Survey.
Annual surveys of...

May 1 2007
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For Government statistics on waste see the Defra website.