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Natural disturbances such as windstorms and insects are increasingly affecting European forests.
Natural disturbances such as windstorms and insects are increasingly affecting European forests.
Jan 26 2021
Sustainability of bioenergy remains a complex issue with no one-size-fits-all answers, but win-win pathways exist.
New report by the JRC looks into the future of road transport
Jun 21 2019
The development of new technologies and new business models is transforming everything about how we move, and how we live our lives.
The EU is the world’s third largest producer of industrial roundwood but its share of global production has been decreasing.
The EU is the world’s third largest producer of industrial roundwood but its share of global production has been decreasing.
Nov 20 2018

The raw materials sector is showing some encouraging signs of development and recovery, but more efforts are needed to diversify supply and increase use of secondary materials.

Raw materials are fundamental for many sectors of the economy, including the automotive, electronic, and manufacturing industries.

In the EU, over 24.6 million jobs currently depend on the secure supply of raw materials.

Population growth, urbanisation and decarbonisation drive raw materials consumption.

A hybrid car parked in front of a building
Sep 06 2016
If EU Member States were to adopt a harmonised classification of cars that mirrors the design of the EU energy label, car labelling can be more effective.