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LVOCs have a key role in the manufacturing process of many of our everyday products. LVOCs have a key role in the manufacturing process of many of our everyday products.
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Dec 07 2017
New emissions and efficiency standards will help national authorities to lower the environmental impact of Large Volume Organic Chemicals production.
Africa EUMETSAT, 2017 Africa EUMETSAT, 2017
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Nov 30 2017
Over 30 years of JRC scientific collaboration with Africa have been compiled in one publication, "Science for the AU-EU Partnership - Building knowledge for sustainable development".
Floodings River and coastal floods will remain the most critical hazard in many floodplains and coastal stretches of western, central, and Eastern Europe
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Nov 28 2017

Damage to critical infrastructure caused by climate hazards could triple by the 2020s and multiply over ten-fold by the end of the century.

JRC scientists used a range of models and scenarios to assess the potential impacts of climate change on global agriculture JRC scientists used a range of models and scenarios to assess the potential impacts of climate change on global agriculture
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Nov 23 2017
A JRC analysis of potential climate change and mitigation impacts on global agriculture looks to 2050 and highlights the importance of careful policy design.
Southern Poland hosts most of the cities with highest particulate pollution in Europe 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 data shows the greenhouse gas emissions savings of bioenergy and biofuel pathways                                  The JRC’s data shows the greenhouse gas emissions savings of bioenergy and biofuel pathways
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Nov 16 2017
Some bioenergy and biofuel pathways have higher greenhouse gas savings than others, according to the latest data published by the JRC.
The JRC presents the new Global Energy and Climate Outlook at COP23 The JRC presents the new Global Energy and Climate Outlook at COP23
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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.
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
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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.
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
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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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