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The CO2 emissions of EU Member States fell by nearly 2% in 2018, suggesting that the European Union is successfully decoupling the energy sector from economic growth. The global anthropogenic fossil CO2 emissions increasing by 1.9% from 2017 to 2018.
Oct 21 2019
The CO2 emissions of EU Member States fell by nearly 2% in 2018, suggesting that the European Union is successfully decoupling the energy sector from economic growth.
Collapsed unit at a fertilizer facility after the Wenchuan earthquake in 2008
Oct 14 2019
This year's International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction focuses on reducing disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services.
A new report by the JRC identifies the trends, raises questions and provokes discussions on what the future of cities can, and should be.
Oct 11 2019
While urban population is expected to continue growing across most of the globe, this is less so in Europe.
Japanese beetle is on the list of 20 quarantine plant pests on the EU territory published today.
Oct 11 2019

Following a new methodology, the JRC assessed a list of quarantine pests for their potential economic, social and environmental impact on EU agriculture and forestry.