Scientists have mapped the distribution of bumblebees in Europe and created a predictive map that can be used to monitor and mitigate bumblebee decline. The recent decline in plant and crop pollination represents a threat to ecosystems and agriculture.
JRC scientists have identified the hotspots where competition over the use of shared water resources could lead to disagreements between countries.
China has emerged as an important actor on the global stage with regards to the United Nations (UN) climate negotiations. China played a vital role in the successful entry-into-force of the Paris Agreement (PA) and has continued to show commitment to its implementation.
Global human and economic losses from river floods are set to increase in coming years, even with the most optimistic climate outlook.
The 2018 Modex Romania is the largest medical exercise ever conducted in the framework of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and is taking place in Bucharest, Romania until 18 October 2018. The simulation will mobilise over 1000 people and involve medical teams from Austria, Germany, Italy, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, Norway and Israel, and experts from other states participating in the Mechanism.
Under pressure from the automobile industry and the German government in particular, EU environment ministers agreed late yesterday evening on weak targets for CO2 emissions from cars and light commercial vehicles and demanded only a marginal improvement to the EU Commission’s proposal.
The Energy Community’s Energy and Climate Committee, in cooperation with the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Climate Action and the EU Regional Implementation of the Paris Agreement project, hosted a multi-stakeholder discussion on climate change under the “Talanoa Dialogue” process on 10 October in Vienna.