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JRC supports transition to green and renewable energies in Burkina Faso
Aug 10 2017
A new JRC report provides support and becomes a tool for decision-making to assist Burkina Faso in transforming its energy sector.
Millions to be exposed to extreme Humidity and heat globally
Aug 08 2017
Heatwaves amplified by high humidity can reach above 40°C and may occur as often as every two years, leading to serious risks for human health. If global temperatures rise by 4°C, a new super heatwave of 55°C may regularly impact many parts of the world, including Europe.
Floodings
Aug 05 2017

Weather-related disasters could affect around two-thirds of the European population annually by the end of this century.

From 2019, all heavy vehicles must be equipped with new Smart Tachograph
Jul 28 2017
New Smart Tachograph security specifications have been prepared by the JRC for better enforcement of driving and resting times of heavy vehicle drivers to maximise road safety.