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The EU's approach to regional economic development through Smart Specialisation is gaining a world-wide following
Sep 25 2018
The EU's approach to regional economic development through Smart Specialisation is gaining a world-wide following.
Paper and pulp industry is the fourth most energy-intensive in Europe. Reducing its energy consumption could play a big role in Europe's transition to a low carbon economy.
Sep 25 2018

Even with increased production, by 2050 the European pulp and paper industry can reduce its energy consumption by 14% and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 62% compared to 2015 levels.

Plastic bottle caps and cigarette butts are among the most common litter items found on European beaches.
Sep 25 2018
Over four fifths of the litter on European beaches is plastic, and over 50% is made of single-use plastic, according to a new scientific report.
The INSPIRE Geoportal helps discover, monitor and directly use geospatial data sets relevant e.g. for the European environmental policy.
Sep 24 2018
The Commission has launched the new INSPIRE Geoportal offering easier access to spatial data in the EU.
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