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  • $100 a barrel of oil : impacts on the sustainability of food supply in the UK [executive summary] 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2007-11) - Report
    This study asks a simple question: what would be the impact on food of oil prices rising to $100 a barrel? When the Sustainable Development Commission commissioned this research, oil was nearly half the price it is at the ...
  • Actions for Community Employment (ACE) : Barts and The London NHS Trust 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2007-03) - Report
    As part of the Trust's approach to good corporate citizenship, the Actions for Community Employment (ACE) project provides increased employment opportunities for local residents, generating a more representative workforce ...
  • Addenbrooke's Hospital travel plan 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2004-11) - Report
    Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has an 'Access to Addenbrooke’s' strategy to encourage more sustainable and healthy methods of transport to the hospital.
  • Agenda 2003 : where next for sustainable development? 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2003-02-19) - Report
    Tony Blair’s conclusion that sustainability stands as the singular goal, for leaders and decision makers at all levels, was a turning point for advocates of a more sustainable future. Sustainable development entered the ...
  • Air transport & sustainable development : a submission from the SDC 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2002-12-01) - Report
    Report on the implications of sustainable development for the future development of air transport in the UK.
  • Annex 3 : summary report of facilitated events and aviation site visits 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2008-02-28) - Report
    This annex outlines the results of the Sustainable Development Commission and Institute for Public Policy Research stakeholder assessment events on 12th December, 30th January and 28th February, in addition to case studies ...
  • Antrim Area Hospital wind turbine 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2006-10) - Report
    Antrim Area Hospital in Northern Ireland is on track to save £90,000 a year in energy costs by generating its own wind power, to the benefit of patients and the environment.
  • Aviation and social exclusion 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2006-01) - Report
    The impact of forecast growth in aviation on UK passengers socio-economic groups is analysed.
  • Aviation and sustainable development 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2001-04-01) - Report
    This paper seeks to contribute some views on the big policy questions in the government's consultation exercise on the future of air transport, of which the biggest seems to us to be whether the general presumption in ...
  • Aviation and the environment : using economic instruments [SDC report] 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2003-07-03) - Report
    This document is the Sustainable Development Commission’s response to the discussion document published by HM Treasury and the Department of Transport entitled 'Aviation and the environment : using economic instruments'.
  • 'Barker review of land use planning' : call for evidence : a response from the Sustainable Development Commission 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2006-03-28) - Report
    The Sustainable Development Commission response to the call for evidence for the 'Barker review of land use planning'.
  • Becoming the “Greenest Government ever” : sustainable development in government : reporting period 2006 - 2009 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2010-07) - Report
    The fifth of the Sustainable Development Commission's annual watchdog reports which scrutinise Government's progress towards more sustainable operations. It finds that the savings made to date are only the tip of the ...
  • Breaking the holding pattern : a new approach to aviation policymaking in the UK : executive summary 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2008-05) - Report
    This document is a summary of 'Breaking the holding pattern : a new approach to aviation policymaking in the UK'.
  • Breakthroughs for the twenty-first century 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2009-07-01) - Report
    Nineteen ‘Breakthrough Ideas’ filtered from 285 submissions spread across the spectrum of sustainable development, with solutions ranging from policy change to grassroots action to technological innovation. They encompass ...
  • Capability for sustainability : does today’s Civil Service have the skills to translate challenge to opportunity? 

    Sustainable Development Commission; Great Britain. National School of Government; Great Britain. Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Sustainable Development Commission, 2008-04-10) - Report
    Does today’s Civil Service have the skills to translate challenge to opportunity? A report from Sustainable Development Commission working with the National School for Government, Department for Environment, Food and Rural ...
  • Carbon emissions from schools : where they arise and how to reduce them 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2008-07-15) - Report
    The Sustainable Development Commission has worked with the Department for Education to understand the carbon emissions associated with the English schools estate. This analysis looks at schools’ current contribution to ...
  • Changes in VED–modelling 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2005-09) - Report
    The aim of the modelling exercise is to help gain an understanding of whether increases in differential between VED bands would help the UK achieve its: 1) two targets relating to lower carbon cars 2) commitment to a 20% ...
  • Climate Change : the UK programme 2006 : SDC response 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2006-07) - Report
    In 2006 the Environmental Audit Committee ran an inquiry into the Government's Climate Change programme. The Sustainable Development Commission's submission to the inquiry includes suggestions on how the Government could ...
  • Climate change programme review : the submission of the Sustainable Development Commission to HM Government 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2005-05) - Report
    The review proposes a range of measures designed to save at least ten million tonnes of carbon, which is needed to meet the Government's target of a 20 per cent reduction in emissions by 2010.
  • Climate change programme review [summary] 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2005-05) - Report
    A summary of 'Climate change programme review : the submission of the Sustainable Development Commission to HM Government'. The submission proposes a range of measures designed to save at least ten million tonnes of carbon, ...