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Europe on the move: Commission completes its agenda for safe, clean and connected mobility
May 17 2018

On 17 May 2018 the European Commission introduced a package of measures addressing transport safety, connected and automated mobility, and clean mobility.

The package includes a proposal for CO2 emissions standards for lorries, seeking to reconcile the ambition of world-leading environmental standards with increasing the competitiveness of the European heavy duty vehicle manufacturing industry to secure jobs and growth.

The JRC has researched the factors influencing people’s car type choices in Europe
May 15 2018
The purchase price of electric cars, lack of recharging infrastructure, range concerns and a limited choice of models continue to hamper widespread adoption of in the EU.
The global assessment looks at population outcomes for 201 different countries
May 14 2018

If population dynamics remain similar to the averages observed between 1960 and 2015, the European Union population could increase to 512 million by 2035 and the population of Sub-Saharan Africa could double to around 2.2 billion by 2060.

The Work Programme reflects the work the JRC will carry out in 2018/19
May 03 2018
The JRC is developing new work, which includes research on the resilience of societies, the drivers and impact of fairness, and the impact of new technologies on society.
The call aims to bring together partners to organise events across the EU.
May 03 2018
The European Parliament funds a pilot project ‘Science meets Parliaments / Science meets Regions’ in 2018.
The objective of the conference is to increase regional cooperation in South East Europe and to support the Western Balkans’ potential as competitive market economies.
May 03 2018
Conference to increase regional cooperation in South East Europe and to support the Western Balkans’ potential as competitive market economies.
The JRC study on the digital transformation of news media and the rise of disinformation proposes tools for tackling disinformation online
Apr 26 2018
The Commission proposed an EU-wide Code of Practice on Disinformation, support to an independent network of fact-checkers, and concrete tools to stimulate quality journalism.
The event explored what needs to be done to ensure that consumers are treated fairly across the EU.
Apr 25 2018
Dual quality food: new EU harmonised testing methodology announced
Apr 23 2018

New poll shows most Europeans think life is generally fair, but have concerns over justice, political decisions and income inequality.

Roughly 30% of the world's population said they would like to move abroad, but less than 1% actually have
Apr 17 2018
Analysis of global survey data sheds light on the motivations of people who decide to migrate


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