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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.
Defra has published the first assessments of a new set of sustainable development indicators, revealing levels of improvement and deterioration over both short-term and long-term periods.
The Government has responded to issues raised in the public consultation and recommendations from the EAC inquiry into Measuring Sustainable Development and Wellbeing, and developed a final list of new indicators.
As part of its work to develop new measures of national well-being, the Office for National Statistics has published a wheel of measures, with 40 measures across 10 themes, based on the latest data available in March 2013.
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform proposes a set of headline indicators for monitoring and communicating progress on greening growth and a greener economy and an international agenda for action for taking these forward.
Defra reports on behalf of the Government on achievements towards mainstreaming sustainable development across the operation of its buildings and estates, the goods and services that it buys, and the policies it makes.
State of the World 2013 asks whether a society guided by sustainability is even possible, considering how “sustainability” should be measured, how to attain it, and how to prepare for the possibility of falling short.
A new research review from DFID examines 20 years of monitoring initiatives in sustainable agriculture, providing insights and tools to help stakeholders prioritise investments and manage competing development goals.
Defra is developing a new set of sustainable development indicators to meet the Government’s commitments to transparency and sustainable development. A summary of responses to last year's informal consultation is now available.