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Flooding and water scarcity will increase in Europe due to climate change
Flooding and water scarcity will increase in Europe due to climate change
Dec 11 2018
Flooding and water scarcity in Europe will increase in the coming decades, but to a much lesser extent if the objectives of the Paris Agreement on climate change are met.
To guarantee their success, policies will need to be based on a good understanding of what drives migration
To guarantee their success, policies will need to be based on a good understanding of what drives migration
Dec 11 2018
JRC contributes to improving the collection and analysis of migration data
Dec 14 2018
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Next 14 December, the European Commission is launching the Competence Centre for Technology Transfer (CCTT). It represents the European Commission's primary platform for policy support and capacity building in technology transfer at the EU, national, regional and local level. 

The core mission of the CCTT is to provide expert services to DGs, regional and local authorities and relevant stakeholders in three key areas:

Coastal erosion poses a serious threat to livelihoods
Coastal erosion poses a serious threat to livelihoods
Dec 10 2018
The first ever satellite-based analysis of global coastal erosion finds that about 28 000 km2 surface area of land has been eroded over the past three decades.
Dec 07 2018

The EU Agricultural Outlook for markets and income 2018-2030, published on Thursday, 6 December 2018, presents the EU's annual projections for agricultural commodity markets to 2030, highlighting the importance of technological innovation and the increasing demand for organic products in the EU.

Compiled by the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI), the EU Agricultural Outlook presents the likely developments of the major EU agricultural commodity markets and agricultural income until 2030.

JRC helps to coordinate more transparency in global matrix reference material production
Dec 06 2018

The JRC hosted a meeting among nine major publicly funded reference material (RM) producers at the JRC-Geel site in Belgium. The aim was to assist in the overall prioritisation of RM production internationally, to avoid duplication, to tackle replacement of running out materials and to identify future needs and trends.

Reference materials (RMs) and certified reference materials (CRMs) are important quality assurance tools for precise and comparable measurements.

The Cultural Gems app is a social sharing platform for local communities and visitors to share and discover cultural and creative places off the beaten track
The new app by the JRC, the Cultural Gems app, is a social sharing platform for local communities and visitors to share and discover cultural and creative places off the beaten track
Dec 07 2018
The Cultural Gems app is a social platform for local communities and visitors to share and discover cultural and creative places off the beaten track
A Tale of Two Toxicologies – new book on the history of alternative methods
A Tale of Two Toxicologies – new book on the history of alternative methods
Dec 11 2018

JRC scientists have contributed to the editing and writing of a book on the history of alternative methods in toxicology and chemical safety assessment.

The book presents historical perspectives on the development, validation, acceptance and use of alternatives to animal testing over the past half-century, with an emphasis on humanity and good science, in line with the Three Rs (Replacement, Reduction, Refinement of animal procedures).

Publication Year: 
2018
JRC Publication N°: 
JRC114168
Authors: 
PENNE Tess
HUFKENS Tine
GOEDEMÉ Tim
STORMS Bérénice
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