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EU policy papers and projects relevant to climate change and environmental degradation


Sustainable Development Goals, European Union portal

Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030 -- Reflection paper -- assessment of the EU’s performance on the Sustainable Development Goals and 3 scenarios (2019)

Circular Economy – Urban Agenda for the EU. Partnership to identify innovative, feasible solutions for circular economy.

Fossil CO2 & GHG emissions of all world countries, DG JRC - Joint Research Centre, (2017).

Financing Sustainability. Triggering Investments for the Clean Economy, Issue 25, (2017), EPSC - European Political Strategy Centre.

Science for Disaster Risk Management 2017: knowing more and losing less, report by DRMKC - Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre.

Atlas of the Human Planet 2017: Global Exposure to Natural Hazards, Report DG JRC - Joint Research Centre. A summary of exposure to six major natural hazards: earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, floods, tropical cyclone winds, and sea level surge.

Increasing risk over time of weather-related hazards to the European population: a data-driven prognostic study, (2017), DG JRC - Joint Research Centre, The Lancet Planetary Health.

GECO 2017 - Global Energy and Climate Outlook: How climate policies improve air quality, DG JRC - Joint Research Centre. 

Global flood risk to increase five-fold with a 4°C temperature rise, (2017), DG JRC - Joint Research Centre. 

The ARISTOTLE project, (2016-2018), is creating a platform for global immediate reporting of potentially destructive geophysical and meteorological events for timely response by The Emergency Response Coordination Centre.

Space Weather & Critical Infrastructures: Findings and Outlook, (2016), DG JRC - Joint Research Centre.

Bioeconomy Report 2016, EC Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre, DG JRC - Joint Research Centre.

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