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Research round-up: testing indicators, decoupling resources and growth, community networks, warming risks »
Testing indicators of sustainable development, decoupling resource use and economic growth, reducing energy consumption through community knowledge networks, risks and opportunities of alternative options on global warming.
Defra has published UK Biodiversity Indicators in your Pocket 2013, reporting on UK progress towards meeting the Aichi targets, international biodiversity goals and targets agreed by the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in 2010.
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: reducing emissions, response to Committee on Climate Change, low-carbon electricity generation, Arctic policy, MOD conservation and energy awards, geothermal review.
Sustainable development news from around the world: global agreement to beat malnutrition, women's leadership to transform societies, overcoming local barriers to girls' education.
Local round-up: Lancashire transport, Bristol green capital, low carbon futures, straw bale housing »
Sustainable development news from around the United Kingdom: green transport in Lancashire, Bristol named European Green Capital 2015, visions of low carbon futures, straw bales housing in Essex.
A new standard aims to provide authorities, developers, planners and local government ecologists with the necessary information and methodology to make sound decisions on biodiversity issues.
The SPLiCE research programme will explore the sustainability of different mixes of energy supply and demand options needed to deliver greenhouse gas emissions targets, looking at the impacts of different energy options.
Defra minister Lord de Mauley and Greater Manchester councils have signed a growth agreement for Manchester under the City Deals programme, covering environmental and low carbon priorities which support local growth.
The UK government has published its second annual report on implementation of the Greening Government ICT strategy, showing good progress on embedding green ICT thinking and processes.
The Sustainable Consumption Report follows up on Defra's Green Food Project to describe further work on the principles of a healthy and sustainable diet, consumer behaviour, and sustainable consumption and growth.