by Frank Raes (2012)
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JRC's scientific and technical support to policy-making is directly relevant to eco-industries. This industry sector focuses on measuring, preventing, limiting or correcting environmental damage to water, air, soil and ecosystems, and works with renewable energy, energy efficiency and waste. (May 2012)
JRC's scientific support aims at tackling related challenges such as water availability, quality, efficiency, protection of ecosystems and extreme weather events. (2012)
In a circular economy, resources such as energy and materials are transformed and reused in a sustainable manner. This leaflet outlines examples of JRC's scientific and technical support to EU policies related to efficient use of resources and environment protection. (June 2014)
The document provides a detailed overview of a five session conference organised and hosted by the JRC in May 2012. The discussions sought to address where scientific support and new standards are needed in the key sectors of eco-industries: water resources, air quality, waste management, renewable energies and energy efficiency.
Climate change is expected to have significant impacts on natural resources, the world economy and human well-being in general. It will lead to increased temperatures, changed precipitation patterns, rising sea levels, and increased frequencies of extreme weather events such as floods and droughts. (November 2012)