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This Scientific Opinion will inform future EU policies to help increase the quantity of sustainable food coming from the ocean. This Scientific Opinion will inform future EU policies to help increase the quantity of sustainable food coming from the ocean.
©Alessandro Mannini 2017
Nov 30 2017
Today the High Level Group of the Commission's Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) published a Scientific Opinion on food from the oceans, to which the JRC contributed with knowledge and data on fisheries and aquaculture.
Floodings River and coastal floods will remain the most critical hazard in many floodplains and coastal stretches of western, central, and Eastern Europe
©Gudellaphoto – stock.adobe.com
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.

This year's edition of "Science meets Parliaments" focuses on the role of science in a post-fact society. This year's edition of "Science meets Parliaments" focuses on the role of science in a post-fact society.
©European Union, 2017
Nov 28 2017
For the third time, Members of the European Parliament, policy-makers from EU institutions, Member States, national parliaments, regional authorities meet scientists. This year's edition focuses on the role of science in a post-fact society.
The JRC provided input on key observations in the 3rd Energy Union report The JRC provided input on key observations in the third Energy Union report
©European Union, 2017
Nov 24 2017
The JRC's scientific input formed the basis for key observations in the European Commission’s 3rd State of the Energy Union report, which tracks progress made over the past year and looks to the year ahead.
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
©Fotolia, buraratn_100, 2017
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.
The JRC sent egg samples to 85 European laboratories The JRC sent egg samples to 85 European laboratories
©Flickr, Kevin Choi, 2017
Nov 22 2017
Almost all (79 out of 85) laboratories were able to quickly and accurately determine the amount of fipronil and its main degradation product, fipronil sulfone, in the test materials.
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
©Grzegorz Polak – Adobe Stock
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
©Fotolia, AVTG 2017
Nov 16 2017
Some bioenergy and biofuel pathways have higher greenhouse gas savings than others, according to the latest data published by the JRC.
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.

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