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Review of UK Climate Change Indicators - GA01048

The report Indicators of Climate Change in the UK summarising 34 indicators of UK climate change impacts, covering climate, socio-economic and environmental factors was published be DETR in 1999.

Since publication of the DETR climate change indicators report in 1999, a number of other sets of climate impact indicators (e.g. those commissioned by the European Environment Agency and others) have been developed. Work was needed to review whether a summary set of indicators at the UK-level was still necessary and, if so, how these indicators could best complement other initiatives.

An update of the current set of UK indicators was also necessary, along with a reappraisal to assess whether:

- the original set of indicators was still appropriate
- new indicators should be devised
- indicators should be removed from the set.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Review of UK Climate Change Indicators   (1390k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2003

To: 2003

Cost: £15,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
Climate and Weather              
Climate Change              
Environmental Change              
Environmental Impact              
Environmental Protection              
Greenhouse Effect              
Sustainable Production              
Fields of Study
Climate Change Adaptation