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Scientists found unprecedented flood risk unless timely adaptation measures are taken.
Scientists found unprecedented flood risk unless timely adaptation measures are taken.
Aug 13 2018
Coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 million people every year in Europe by 2100.
On average, 29% of fresh fruit and vegetables purchased by households in the EU is wasted
On average, 29% of fresh fruit and vegetables purchased by households in the EU is wasted
Aug 13 2018
About 35.3 kg of fresh fruit and vegetable is wasted per person per year, 14.2 kg of which is avoidable.
Scientists evaluated the emissions performance of vehicles both in the laboratory and on the road
Scientists evaluated the emissions performance of vehicles both in the laboratory and on the road
Aug 07 2018
The JRC conducts a pilot study on the market surveillance of light-duty vehicles.
JRC scientists co-edited the overview of "Global Climate"
JRC scientists co-edited the overview of "Global Climate"
Aug 07 2018
The planet also experienced record-high greenhouse gas concentrations and sea level rises.
The flooding has forced families from their homes and many are still missing.
The flooding has forced families from their homes and many are still missing.
Aug 03 2018
Scientists carry out a dam break analysis to assist with emergency response efforts following catastrophic flooding in Attapeu Province in Laos.
Through proper forest management, trees can have a significant impact on carbon reduction.
Through proper forest management, trees can have a significant impact on carbon reduction.
Aug 02 2018
A new climate accounting method finds that forests absorbed more carbon dioxide in the past 5 years than previously thought.
Scientists were able to highlight important variations in lung cancer burden across Europe’s regions
Scientists were able to highlight important variations in lung cancer burden across Europe’s regions
Aug 01 2018
Today is World Lung Cancer Day, which aims to spread awareness about the impact of the disease on individuals and societies across the world.
As the EU is transitioning towards a low-carbon economy, the future of regions with large coal sectors must be planned carefully.
As the EU is transitioning towards a low-carbon economy, the future of regions with large coal sectors must be planned carefully.
Jul 31 2018

Over the past few decades the production and consumption of coal in the EU has been in steady decline, due to the closure of coal mines and the phasing out of coal use for power generation.

Europe has embarked on an energy transition, and in response the EU is creating an Energy Union based on renewables, innovation and digitalisation.

Regions across Europe face the challenges and opportunities of this transition.

The digital transformation is opening up new opportunities for workers with the right skills
The digital transformation is opening up new opportunities for workers with the right skills
Jul 24 2018
As technology transforms the job market, migrant workers are in a more precarious position than others
Using digital technologies for learning in schools improves parents' perceptions of these technologies, which in turn helps children's digital learning
Jul 11 2018

Using digital technologies for learning in schools improves parents' perceptions of these technologies, which in turn helps children's digital learning and supports a healthier and more meaningful use of digital devices.  

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