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With environmental issues high on the international agenda, there are many questions that remain to be answered. The EU is working to give citizens answers to these questions by supporting research activities that provide real and practical solutions more >

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19 December 2014 – Research Headlines - Understanding climate change impact on Amazon deforestation

EU-funded researchers have assessed the impact of climate and land-use change on deforestation in the Amazon and put forward policy recommendations designed to ensure the long term sustainability of this vast ecosystem.

18 December 2014 – Research Headlines - Coatings extend wind turbine life and slash costs

Wind turbine towers are growing taller, with rotor blade diameters exceeding 100 metres. And like any other machine, these 'giants' occasionally need repairing. EU-funded researchers have now started to develop a novel system for on-site maintenance.

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