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Climate change will cause more frequent and intense droughts in southern and western parts of Europe
May 10 2021
The impact of droughts on Europe’s economy could reach over €65 billion a year by 2100, according to a JRC study published today
The concept of health must encompass physical, mental and social well-being.
May 10 2021
The Joint Research Centre launches a section on mental health on its Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Knowledge Gateway.
The EU aquaculture sector reached €4.1 billion in turnover in 2018, according to a new JRC report. However, the report estimates that the coronavirus pandemic hit the sector by decreasing income sources and increasing costs.
May 06 2021
Globally, aquaculture – farmed fish, shellfish and aquatic plants – recently surpassed wild capture fisheries as the main source of all the seafood we eat.
A damaged heavy oil tank in Haramachi Thermal Power Plant, June 2011.
May 04 2021
According to a JRC study, the Black Swan metaphor is overused for technological accidents in general and for those caused by natural hazards in particular. The study identifies their possible causes and discussed effective strategies to manage extreme risks.