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Electricty pylons against a blue sky
Aug 26 2016
A steady decline in the period from 2000 to 2014 puts the consumption below the indicative targets for 2020, set to 1,086 Mtoe by the European Energy Efficiency Directive.
A tattoist tattooing a flower on a person's arm
Aug 19 2016
A new report aims to provide the scientific evidence needed to decide if EU measures are necessary to ensure the safety of inks and processes used in tattoos and (semi)permanent makeup.
A section of a forest on fire
Aug 16 2016
The situation has been dramatic in several EU countries over the past week, with major fire events in Portugal, Spain and southern France.
Fish in sea
Aug 11 2016

Global change will strike the oldest and most complex ecosystems of the world hardest, regardless of their past stability. This alarming finding is reported in a JRC-led article published in Nature Communications today.