You can select

Workshop series: Strengthening and connecting science for policy eco-systems in Europe (First workshop 08.09.2020)

The Covid-19 pandemic and the substantial involvement of science in informing policy responses suggests that stronger and better connected science for policy eco-systems are essential for creating better prepared and resilient societies and...

read more
Illustration: Ckinate change and land use reduce the biomass of soil animals. Source: Lisa Vogel / UFZ

Shrinking dwarves

As a result of climate change, soil animals are getting smaller, and their numbers are falling due to intensive land use.

read more

10 Tips for Researchers: How to achieve impact on policy

The JRC’s Science for Policy Handbook provides advice on how to bring science to the attention of policymakers.

read more

Climate change projected to set off substantial rise in methane emissions from wetlands

By the end of this century, natural methane (CH4) emissions from wetlands are projected to increase by up to 80%, compared with the beginning of the century, if no concrete actions are taken to reduce anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, a JRC led...

read more

Sustainable pathways should not leave the most vulnerable behind

Without integrated policies and international assistance to the less fortunate regions, the pursuit of climate targets could make developing countries slip back on key Sustainable Development Goals.

read more

Algal rafts, water temperature, ice extent – Finnish Environment Institute is a European forerunner in the use of satellites

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE monitors the state of the environment with the help of satellite technology and is a European forerunner in the efficient use of satellites. The TARKKA service, which contains plenty of open data, can be...

read more

New tool to continue tracking freshwater ecosystems during coronavirus

An innovative new tool allows countries to continue to track, monitor, and improve the health of freshwater ecosystems, despite limited movement during the coronavirus pandemic.

read more

Work in food or agriculture? We want to hear how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting your business

The JRC has launched a survey to monitor the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the EU’s agricultural-food supply chain - from farm to fork.

read more

Efficient waste water treatment processes can help reduce the pharmaceutical load released into the environment

The load of active pharmaceutical ingredients released into the environment can be reduced by treating waste water at primary sources, such as hospitals, healthcare institutes, households and pharmaceutical industry, and by boosting waste water...

read more

Recent surge in EU forest harvesting, according to JRC study

The total area of forests 'clear-cut' harvested in the EU in 2016-2018 was 49% higher than in 2011-2015, according to a JRC study published in Nature.

read more