The government is working at home and abroad to adapt to the effects of climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by investing in low-carbon energy sources, improving fuel standards in cars and increasing energy efficiency wherever possible.

Announcements

  1. UK Climate Change Special Representative visits Russia

    • News article
  2. EU Transport Council: agenda for 1 December 2016

    • Written statement to Parliament
  3. UK ratifies the Paris Agreement

    • News story

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Consultations

Publications

Statistics

  1. Energy consumption in the UK

    • National Statistics
  2. Landfill Tax Bulletin

    • National Statistics
  3. Transitional National Plan (TNP): quarterly register

    • Official Statistics

See all statistics

Detailed guides

  1. UK Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) data sets

    How to query UK data on waste transfers and emissions, by specific substance, area, river basin, industry or economic sector. Read more

  2. Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Site Assessment Tool

    Assessment tool to review potential options for installing Combined Heat and Power (CHP) for a given site. Read more

  3. Radiation: products and services

    PHE's Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards provides radiological protection advice, services and training. Read more

  4. Sustainability requirements for supplying and using woodfuel

    How to demonstrate that woodfuel supplied for Renewables Obligations and Renewable Heat Incentive is from legal and sustainable sources. Read more

  5. Climate change explained

    Climate change is happening and is due to human activity, this includes global warming and greater risk of flooding, droughts and heat waves. Read more