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Annual report 2020 – Joint Research Centre
Annual report 2020 – Joint Research Centre
Jul 29 2021

The JRC published the Annual Report for 2020 – a year of unprecedented challenges for Europe and the world. The Annual Report provides detailed information on the wide-ranging accomplishments of the JRC over the year.

JRC Energy Scenarios Interactive Tool EU
JRC Energy Scenarios Interactive Tool EU
Jul 28 2021

The JRC has launched an online tool to compare current energy consumption and sources with several future scenarios, allowing anyone to explore the energy options we have for a more sustainable future.

Certified Reference Material to verify the authenticity of wines.
Certified Reference Material to verify the authenticity of wines.
Jul 27 2021

Adulteration of wine is a worldwide issue affecting consumers. The JRC just released a Certified Reference Material (CRM) to verify the authenticity of wines.

Re-open EU reaches new milestones.
Re-open EU reaches new milestones.
Jul 26 2021

Re-open EU provides timely information on travel restrictions, public health and safety measures, helping all to plan and prepare safe holidays, personal and work trips across Europe.

Loneliness in the EU – Insights from surveys and online media data
Loneliness in the EU – Insights from surveys and online media data
Jul 26 2021

One in four EU citizens reported feeling lonely most of the time during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Eurofound survey data analysed in a new report from the JRC.

The EU aluminium industry had an annual turnover of €61.5 billion in 2018
The EU aluminium industry had an annual turnover of €61.5 billion in 2018
Jul 20 2021

US tariffs on aluminium increased prices for US importers and consumers without any major effect on US imports from the EU and on global overcapacity, according to an assessment published today by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC).

In June 2018 the Trump administration imposed a tariff of 10% on a wide range of aluminium products coming from the EU, based on Section 232 of the US Trade Expansion Act, claiming that EU imports of aluminium to the US constitute a national security threat for the US.

Despite the tariffs:

The large number of innovative light-EV products placed on the market would require to create a new category for LMT batteries and to switch targets on a more "future-proof" approach for better collection and recycling.
The large number of innovative light-EV products placed on the market would require to create a new category for LMT batteries and to switch targets on a more "future-proof" approach for better collection and recycling.
Jul 19 2021

In support to the legislative process, a new JRC report explores modernisation of the collection rules to ensure the efficient, safe and fair collection of waste batteries from Light Means of Transport.

‘Deep’ building renovations are needed for the EU to move towards a climate neutral building stock
‘Deep’ building renovations are needed for the EU to move towards a climate neutral building stock
Jul 19 2021

‘One Stop Shops’ could help owners and tenants overcome difficulties and start a building renovation or refurbishment process.

The New European Bauhaus sets out to find beautiful, sustainable and inclusive solutions for our living spaces.
The New European Bauhaus sets out to find beautiful, sustainable and inclusive solutions for our living spaces.
Jul 15 2021

 In January, the Commission called on all Europeans to join in and help co-design a project to connect the European Green Deal to our living spaces and rethink the way we live together.

Future of European robotics
Future of European robotics
Jul 14 2021

Read about the main conclusions and insights of the JRC’s science for policy conference on the future of European robotics.

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