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Even with very strong efforts from countries, carbon emissions look set to go beyond the level needed to limit global warming to 1.5 °C
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Jul 04 2018
The JRC contributes to a growing body of evidence showing the need for ramped up climate action to limit global warming’
The JRC is investigating recent progress in considering combined exposures to multiple chemicals to help translate best science into best assessment practice.
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Jun 28 2018
The JRC is investigating recent progress in considering combined exposures to multiple chemicals to help translate best science into best assessment practice.
The water shortage in Cape Town and Southern Africa is indicative of more long-term weather patterns.
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May 29 2018
Scientists analyse Southern African weather patterns, helping policymakers plan actions to minimise the impact of water shortages.
European fires are set to increase in size and scope, putting lives and livelihoods at risk
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Mar 07 2018
Adapting our land use and mitigating the effects of climate change are key to minimising fire danger in Europe
Changes to the way land is used is having a knock-on effect on temperatures
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Feb 20 2018
Scientists reveal how recent vegetation cover changes have ultimately made the planet warmer.
The emerging pollutants include pharmaceuticals, newly registered pesticides, industrial plastic additives, personal care products and new flame retardants.
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Jan 22 2018
The majority of chemicals on a combined list of more than 2700 potential marine contaminants are what's known as 'emerging pollutants': substances that have the potential to enter the environment and cause adverse ecological and human health effects, but are still largely unregulated.
JRC fisheries experts will continue to support the process to enable sustainable fisheries in the Arctic in the future
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Dec 07 2017
The European Union and nine nations have reached an international agreement to prevent unregulated commercial fishing in the Arctic high seas.
Southern Poland hosts most of the cities with highest particulate pollution in Europe
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Nov 16 2017
The European Commission published an Air Quality Atlas for Europe that maps the origins of fine particulate matter in Europe's largest cities.
The JRC’s new handbook and dashboard provide information and recommendation on key policy areas for regions across Europe
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Oct 12 2017
New JRC tools help regional authorities get a grip on policy challenges, from energy through transport to crisis management
The red-eared terrapin turtle is the most common invasive alien species of Union concern across the EU, found in 24 Member States, according to the JRC report.
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Jul 12 2017
The first ever Baseline Distribution of Invasive Alien Species of Union concern has been published by the JRC.

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