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This research topic covers areas such as

  • monitoring international climate agreements
  • analysis of adaptation and mitigation options in different sectors (or policy areas)
  • economics of climate change
  • impacts of adaptation and mitigation on EU regions and cities

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EU climate targets: how to decarbonise the steel industry

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.

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Healthy soils, a necessity for the EU

Maintaining and restoring our soils is key to achieve climate neutrality, zero pollution, sustainable food provision and a resilient environment.

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JRC research in this area supports the EU’s aim of addressing, mitigating, monitoring and adapting to the effects of climate change. This includes...

The JRC is committed to supporting the EU in limiting global climate change. For example, it provides expertise in modelling and evaluation of...

The JRC provides support to the implementation of the EU’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive using modelling simulations, remote sensing data...

Through integrated research, the JRC supports the European Union in adapting to the effects of climate change. The research includes forestry and soil...

The JRC's research on the impacts of climate change looks at economic impacts of our changing climate and includes the Projection of Economic impacts...

The JRC evaluates the effectiveness of climate policies, focusing on cost-analysis and environmental impact. It also specifically addresses the...