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RMIS illustration The RMIS is a central hub for information on raw materials
©European Union, 2017
Nov 09 2017

To ensure a secure and sustainable supply of raw materials and to better manage resource use, Europe requires comprehensive knowledge of the entire raw materials value chain. However, information is often scattered across several sources, such as ministries, agencies, geological surveys, research institutes, and universities.

JRC research fed into the Commission’s evidence-based second Mobility Package JRC research fed into the Commission’s evidence-based second Mobility Package
©European Union, 2017
Nov 08 2017
JRC research provided direct input to the European Commission’s 2nd Mobility Package, designed to offer a new deal for consumers, restore citizens’ trust and ensure that future mobility is clean and affordable to all.
The JRC presents the new Global Energy and Climate Outlook at COP23 The JRC presents the new Global Energy and Climate Outlook at COP23
©European Union, 2017
Nov 08 2017
If countries invest in additional climate mitigation measures, hundreds of thousands of lives could be saved and the co-benefits will already offset the costs by 2030
Competence Centre on Modelling Competence Centre on Modelling
©European Union 2017
Oct 26 2017
On 26 October 2017 the Commission launched a Competence Centre on Modelling. Hosted by the JRC, it will promote a responsible, coherent and transparent use of modelling to support the evidence base for EU policies.
The JRC is sharing the Smart Specialisation methodology with Ukrainian authorities to support the development of unique competitive advantages in the country. The JRC is sharing the Smart Specialisation methodology with Ukrainian authorities
©Fotolia Julien Eichinger
Oct 26 2017
The JRC has joined forces with Ukrainian authorities to work together on innovation strategies based on the smart specialisation approach, to foster inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
CoPFiR will facilitate collaboration between scientists and policy makers on financial issues CoPFiR will facilitate collaboration between scientists and policy makers on financial issues
©European Union, 2017
Oct 25 2017
The JRC has launched a Community of Practice in Financial Research, bringing scientists and policymakers together to provide scientific input for policies linked to the European Commission's priorities.
Global GHG emissions continue to be dominated by fossil carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions Global GHG emissions continue to be dominated by fossil carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions
©Fotolia VanderWolf
Oct 20 2017
The annual assessment of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the JRC and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) confirms that CO2 emissions have stalled for the third year in a row.
ECIBC illustration The ECIBC is a patient-centred initiative aiming to improve and harmonise breast cancer care in Europe
©European Union, 2017
Oct 19 2017

The JRC has published an interactive European map with information on breast cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care for 35 countries. The map provides a Europe-wide snapshot to help the EU and Member States secure equal access to high quality care across the continent.

Event picture The JRC has an active role providing science support to the EUSDR
©European Union, 2017
Oct 18 2017

Energy security, transportation development, clean connectivity and financing opportunities come under the spotlight at this year's edition of the Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), taking place on 18-19 October in Budapest.

Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, responsible for the JRC, and Corina Creţu, Commissioner for Regional policy, are attending the event, which was opened by Viktor Orbán, Prime Minister of Hungary.

The JRC’s yearly forest fires report shows a trend towards longer fire seasons, putting pressure on the environment and livelihoods The JRC’s yearly forest fires report shows a trend towards longer fire seasons, putting pressure on the environment and livelihoods
©MAPAMA, 2016
Oct 16 2017

The JRC’s annual forest fires report confirms a trend towards longer and more intense fire seasons in Europe and neighbouring regions, with wildfires now occurring throughout the year. The report coincides with an international study which finds that global wildfire trends could have significant health implications due to rising harmful emissions.

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