JRC News

  1. 20 Jul 2016

    On 20 July the Commission presented a package of measures to accelerate the transition to low-carbon emissions in all sectors of the economy in Europe.

  2. 20 Jul 2016

    By analysing illustrative mitigation policy scenarios, the EcAMPA 2 study assesses the impact of emission reduction targets on production, technology adoption, prices and global emission levels.

  3. 18 Jul 2016

    These country reports provide a wealth of knowledge by detailing the policy developments in the R&I area at national level, analysing the level of public and private funding for R&D.

  4. 14 Jul 2016

    Diversification of supply, improving conditions for domestic production and circular use are key to ensuring the sustainable supply of raw materials in the EU. As millions of European jobs are affected by the market conditions and the availability of raw materials, the EU needs to address its future mining potential, the growing skills shortage and innovation needs and its current import-dependency.

  5. 7 Jul 2016

    The JRC has developed an application that will help EU citizens travelling abroad in Europe to see the quality of Wi-Fi, 4G, 3G, and GSM signals they can get in their surroundings.

    'netBravo', allows the user to monitor different variables including signal strength, speed and channel usage, which are then shown in various colours depending on their quality, on a map of Europe.

  6. 6 Jul 2016

    The methodology was developed to support the Commission's impact assessment which estimated possible health, environmental and socio-economic consequences of adopting different options for defining scientific criteria for the identification of endocrine disruptors (EDs) in a regulatory context.

  7. 5 Jul 2016

    Energy efficiency, followed by smart grids, e-mobility and wind energy technologies are the key priorities put forward by regions and countries in the smart specialisation strategies in the area of energy.

  8. 4 Jul 2016

    The Commission implementing decision on Best Available Techniques (BAT) conclusions for the non-ferrous metals industries (2016/1032) ) has been published in the Official Journal.

  9. 1 Jul 2016

    The models will allow simulations to be performed of the impact that increasing levels of intermittent renewable energy sources and demand response mechanisms will have on the distribution grid without the need to have access to the actual network data.

  10. 27 Jun 2016

    Potential damage from climate hazards to critical infrastructures in the energy, transport, industrial and social sector could triple by the 2020s, multiply six-fold by mid-century, and surpass 10 times today’s total of 3.4 billion €/year by the end of the 21st century.