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The Global Energy and Climate Outlook 2018 analyses the global climate action needed to limit climate change to well below 2°C
The Global Energy and Climate Outlook 2018 analyses the global climate action needed to limit climate change to well below 2°C
Dec 12 2018
The latest report "Global Energy and Climate Outlook 2018" by the JRC calculates that to limit temperature change to 1.5°C, global net greenhouse gases emissions would need to drop to net zero by 2065, and by 2080 for 2°C.
Flooding and water scarcity will increase in Europe due to climate change
Flooding and water scarcity will increase in Europe due to climate change
Dec 11 2018
Flooding and water scarcity in Europe will increase in the coming decades, but to a much lesser extent if the objectives of the Paris Agreement on climate change are met.
To guarantee their success, policies will need to be based on a good understanding of what drives migration
To guarantee their success, policies will need to be based on a good understanding of what drives migration
Dec 11 2018
JRC contributes to improving the collection and analysis of migration data
Coastal erosion poses a serious threat to livelihoods
Coastal erosion poses a serious threat to livelihoods
Dec 10 2018
The first ever satellite-based analysis of global coastal erosion finds that about 28 000 km2 surface area of land has been eroded over the past three decades.
The Cultural Gems app is a social sharing platform for local communities and visitors to share and discover cultural and creative places off the beaten track
The new app by the JRC, the Cultural Gems app, is a social sharing platform for local communities and visitors to share and discover cultural and creative places off the beaten track
Dec 07 2018
The Cultural Gems app is a social platform for local communities and visitors to share and discover cultural and creative places off the beaten track
Artificial Intelligence: A European perspective
The new JRC report looks at the Artificial Intelligence from a European perspective.
Dec 05 2018

As early Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications, from machine translation to image recognition, enter our everyday lives and we begin to imagine life with autonomous vehicles and robo-advisors, Europe must act to shape its own AI future based on our shared vision. 

If we don't act, AI's impact on our lives, our cognitive processes, our jobs and our interpersonal and societal relations will be decided elsewhere.

The lab tests the interoperability of new smart technologies, including smart household appliances.
The lab tests the interoperability of new smart technologies, including smart household appliances.
Nov 29 2018
The JRC's new Smart Grid Interoperability Laboratory is officially inaugurated.
With the evolution of the technology, e-vehicles are becoming cheaper, better performing and even faster than expected.
With the evolution of the technology, e-vehicles are becoming cheaper, better performing and even faster than expected.
Nov 28 2018
Most car brands now offer electric models and e-vehicle prices have dropped, but the sector is still waiting for a breakthrough moment in Europe.
Failing to account for co-extinctions can mean underestimating climate change extinctions by up to 10 times.
Failing to account for co-extinctions can mean underestimating climate change extinctions by up to 10 times.
Nov 28 2018
The complex network of interdependencies between plants and animals multiplies the species at risk of extinction due to environmental change
In 2017, 1 in 9 people in the world were undernourished.
In 2017, 1 in 9 people in the world were undernourished.
Nov 28 2018
The new centre, bringing together experts and knowledge from different sources inside and outside the European Commission, will help to tackle the root causes of food insecurity around the world.

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