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SYKE - Finnish Environment Institute (Finland)DCE - Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, Aarhus University (Denmark)EC JRC - European Commission, Joint Research CentreIRSTEA - National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France)CEH - Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (United Kingdom)Alterra Wageningen UR (The Netherlands)UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Germany)CIENS - Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Researchpeer

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New mapping tool shows where the elderly may be vulnerable to climate change
05 December 2016, Climate Change, SYKE
The population of Finland is projected to age significantly in future decades. Over the same period, the Finnish climate is expected to become warmer, leading to changes in the number and severity of extreme weather events that could have important ...
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Somewhat difficult sowing and emergence conditions, but no major concerns
21 November 2016, JRC
The latest MARS crop monitoring bulletin, published today, reports on the arrival of the first frosts and prevalence of below-average temperatures in large parts of Europe during much of the period reviewed (1 October - 15 November 2016)....
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Smart Buoy will bring real time measurement of oil in Artic area conditions to oil spill response
15 November 2016, Marine, SYKE
The new smart navigation ice buoy system will deliver real-time data on oil in water especially in cold climate conditions. It will help environmental and oil response authorities to monitor marine environment more effectively. In the future buoys ...
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Covenant of Mayors – a local approach to global warming
15 November 2016, JRC
Progress of action plans pursued by municipalities adhering to the climate and energy initiative of the Covenant of Mayors (CoM) reveals an encouraging trend: the first 315 implementation reports of more than 6,200 municipalities across the EU and ...
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Commission presents study on impact of future trade agreements on the agricultural sector
15 November 2016, JRC
On 15 November 2016 the European Commission presented to EU agriculture ministers the conclusions of a study on the cumulative effects of 12 future trade agreements on the agri-food sector, including specific results for producer prices and ...
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COP22: the JRC advises EU climate team and engages partners in scientific and technical debates
09 November 2016, JRC
From 7 to 18 November governments from around the world gather in Marrakech, Morocco, for the annual UN talks on international action to combat climate change COP22. Discussions are focusing on articulating the systems whereby the landmark global ...
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Assessing ecosystem services in Europe on good track
09 November 2016, Biodiversity and Land Use, UFZ
Ecosystems contribute to human well-being in many ways. The European Union is therefore taking efforts through its Member States to record and assess the state of the ecosystem services in national reports. An international research team under the ...
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Science meets Parliaments: deepening cooperation
08 November 2016, JRC
In the second edition of 'Science meets Parliaments', European, national and regional policy-makers met scientists from across Europe on 8 November to discuss closer collaboration in the interest of better policy making based on scientific ...
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Danube region – scientific support to policy makers as an integral part of EU strategy
03 November 2016, JRC
The 5th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) opened on 3 November 2016, in Bratislava. Dedicated to the challenges and perspectives of water management, research and innovation, this two-day event is jointly organised by the ...
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Green economy provides win-win opportunities and requires taking into account potential trade-offs
31 October 2016, Society, SYKE
Green economy is an approach to develop more sustainable economies and societies. Greening the economy has lately been promoted as a new strategy for enhancing human well-being and reducing environmental risk, being defined as low-carbon and climate ...
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