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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 Centre IRSTEA - National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (France) CEH - Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (United Kingdom) Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) UFZ - Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Germany) CIENS - Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Research peer

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Measuring climate impact of forests management – a groundbreaking approach

A JRC-led group of forestry research experts has developed a rigorous new fact-based carbon accounting system that reflects how forest management practices can help mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. read more >>

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Global food security requires a careful design of emission mitigation policies in the agricultural sector

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Climate change can directly exacerbate food insecurity due to crop production-related impacts of, for example, warmer and drier conditions. Efforts to mitigate climate change through comprehensive, economy-wide greenhouse gas emission mitigation... read more >>

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EU winter crop yield forecasts revised further downwards

The July issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin Crop monitoring in Europe was published today, alongside the Northern Africa issue of the JRC MARS Bulletin global outlook series. read more >>

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Climate change: is soil the missing link?

Speakers at last week's high-level stakeholder consultation conference on the EU’s long-term strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions lamented the fact that the importance of soil in climate change, global warming and prosperity is severely... read more >>

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Six steps to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

The World in 2050 (TWI2050) initiative last week launched the report 'Transformations to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals' at the United Nations High Level Political Forum in New York. This report sets out six key transformations that will... read more >>

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Quantifying Sentinel-3 data in the Arctic

The JRC recently participated in a measurement campaign to assess satellite ocean colour products in the Arctic. Satellite technologies are an invaluable tool for detecting changes at the global scale through long-term and comprehensive... read more >>

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Energy from agricultural organic waste in Africa - a Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems approach

How agricultural residues can be used to help meet local energy needs in Africa was discussed at a scientific workshop held in Dakar (Senegal) last November organised by the JRC, the Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar and the Université Assane Seck... read more >>

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ASAP: Dry conditions affecting much of the Middle East and Central Asia

The June edition of the JRC's Anomaly Hotspots of Agricultural Production (ASAP) assessment, which was published yesterday, reports that several countries in the Middle East and Central Asia are suffering from dry conditions. Below average crop... read more >>

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JRC contribution to the UN's first SDG 6 Synthesis Report on Water and Sanitation

The JRC has contributed to the recent United Nations Synthesis Report on progress made towards reaching Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation), which will be used as the basis for discussions at the High-level Political... read more >>

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Updated surface water Watch List adopted by the Commission

Based on JRC recommendations and Member States' approval, the European Commission has adopted and published an updated Watch List of substances to be monitored in EU surface waters. read more >>