Nearly 238 million people across 48 food crisis countries face high levels of acute food insecurity, affecting nearly 1 in 5 individuals of the analysed population.
A new JRC report shows that fighting disinformation and efficient communication are key for sustaining solidarity with displaced people.
JRC actively supports the Commission across its political priorities and in response to challenges and crisis. Discover how.
This year’s fire season in Europe has been devastating for humans and the environment.
The JRC’s monitoring helps assess the damage and extent of the fires to support firefighting efforts.
A JRC sampling campaign shows that cases of dual food quality products – with same or a similar packaging but different composition – have declined as compared to a 2018/2019 testing.
The proposed 6th Mission will aim at transforming neighbourhoods for the better, making them beautiful, sustainable and inclusive.
Seasonal weather forecasts point to a warmer-than-average summer, higher-than-average precipitation levels in the Mediterranean, but lower than usual for central and northern Europe, particularly for the regions around the Baltic Sea.
Innovative requirements could boost circular economy of plastics and critical raw materials in vehicles
New vehicles make up around 10% of plastic demand in the EU and the automotive sector consumes around half of the overall EU use share of some critical raw materials.
The signature of a Research Framework Arrangement is an important step as anticipatory governance is crucial in times of increasingly rapid change, growing complexity and uncertainty.
The JRC estimated the potential impacts of decreasing food waste in the EU to inform new policies.
EU's sustainability targets by 2050 require strategic interventions. The JRC envisioned 4 scenarios and planning backward to identify necessary actions.
From crop disease resistance to allergen-free foods, new genomic techniques have the potential to facilitate the sustainability transition of our food systems.
New virtual environments are expected to bring transformative shifts in technology, society, and the economy.
More renewables feeding into the EU’s electricity system will put power system operations under pressure and may cause prices to fluctuate heavily. Flexibility solutions are the answer.
Replacing about a third of EU’s 86 million residential fossil fuel boilers with heat pumps could cut those households’ final energy consumption by 36% and their CO2 emissions by 28%.
A severe drought has reduced soil moisture and river flows, and stunting plants and crops during their crucial growing season
Climate change and EU defence: released new report analysing the links between climate, energy and defence
Climate change threatens military assets, capabilities, and operations. EU defence needs to adapt.
Loneliness has been identified as a serious public health concern and linked to a number of factors, including poor health and low social connectedness.
A new JRC study explores the connections, opportunities and challenges of demographic and climate change, and how these can be considered in EU climate policymaking.