It can be used at the local, regional and national levels and generates indicators on:
- Carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emissions measured in tonnes per capita.
- The Ecological Footprint required to sustain an area in global hectares per capita
- The material flows of products and services through an area measured in thousands of tonnes.
REAP contains several unique features and has applications in a wide range of policy areas including transport, housing and planning. The programme’s powerful scenario tool models the impacts of policy and creates plausible scenarios of the future. These scenarios can be set against targets or compared to alternative futures based on different trends or assumptions.