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Soil erosion leads to the displacement of soil organic carbon, increasing carbon emissions to the atmosphere
Dec 17 2018
A JRC-led article published in Science Advances estimates that accelerated soil erosion will lead to additional carbon losses from agricultural land to the atmosphere, thus increasing the effect of climate change.
Companies in the EU have increased their investment in R&D, and in 2017, they invested +5.5% than the year before, mostly in the automobile, health and ICT sectors.
Dec 17 2018

Companies in the European Union have increased their investment in research and development (R&D) for the eighth consecutive year.

In 2017, they invested 5.5% more in R&D activities than the year before. This growth is driven by the automobile, health and ICT sectors.

For the 8th year now, solar power attracted the largest share of new investments in renewable energies, according to the new JRC PV status report 2018
Dec 14 2018
Solar power attracted the largest share of new investments in renewable energies, according to the new JRC PV status report 2018.
The JRC monitors crop growth, including the short-term effects of weather on crop production
Dec 14 2018
Since 25 years, the JRC's 'MARS' Bulletins bring independent and timely forecasts on crop yields in Europe to inform the management of the European agricultural market.
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