The July edition of the JRC's Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment is now available at:
Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment
A recent JRC study looks at the difference between surface temperatures of urban areas and their neighbouring rural areas in summer.
According to the latest JRC MARS Bulletin - Crop monitoring in Europe, the yield outlook for EU summer crops was substantially reduced due to continued hot and/or dry weather conditions in much of Europe.
Risk of famine in the Horn of Africa rising after exceptional drought; poor winter cereals output in the Middle East
The safe handling, storage and disposal of spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste is an essential aspect of nuclear technologies and application, and is mandated in EU legislation.
A new JRC paper examines ways to empower the energy vulnerable consumers, looking at exemplary practices from around Europe. Promising initiatives include energy advisors, trusted intermediaries, locally embedded innovative business models, trainings of energy actors, energy ombudsmen, energy cafés.
New harmonised European performance requirements will pave the way for high-quality, X-ray scanners, reinforcing protection from security threats in public spaces across the EU.
The June edition of the JRC MARS bulletin – Global outlook for Kazakhstan shows average yield prospects for spring and winter cereals.
The June edition of the JRC MARS bulletin – Global outlook for Russia shows positive yield prospects for winter and spring cereals.
Researchers, policymakers and industry should involve children and their caregivers when designing new policies and initiatives dealing with artificial intelligence-based technologies.
Deploying renewable mini-grids across the nearly 300 refugee settlements in sub-Saharan Africa would provide clean energy for 5 million people as well as support them by providing the opportunity for some income generation.
The European Commission’s new algorithm developed by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) can segment social media messages to identify, verify and help manage disaster events — such as floods, fires or earthquakes —in real-time.
The June edition of the JRC MARS Bulletin - Global outlook for North Africa describes a cereal season marked by drought until February/March, accompanied by hot temperatures in Morocco and western Algeria.
This resulted in irreversible loss of yield potentials in Morocco, while in Algeria, despite
According to the June issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin - Crop monitoring in Europe, published today, the yield outlook for EU winter crops is slightly reduced for the third consecutive month. At EU level, the yield forecasts for soft wheat, durum wheat and winter barley are now just below the 5-year a
Scientists from the JRC and the University of Siena propose a commonly shared characterisation strategy for nanovaccines to improve performance and reduce development times.
The steel industry is responsible for around 5% of CO2 emissions in the EU and 7% globally. It needs to develop and commercialise new low-CO2 technologies within the next 5-10 years in order to be in line with the EU’s climate targets.
According to the June edition of the JRC MARS Bulletin in the global outlook series on Ukraine, adverse weather conditions since the start of the 2021 – 2022 season have led to a poor yield outlook for winter crops in a major part of central and western Ukraine. Fair yields are expected in the east
Maintaining and restoring our soils is key to achieve climate neutrality, zero pollution, sustainable food provision and a resilient environment.
Climate change and La Niña have caused an unprecedented multi-season drought, punctuated by one of the worst March-to-May rains in 70 years
Agricultural production threatened by combination of drought and high input prices in many countries