It works to “create, manage and make sense of knowledge and develop innovative tools and make them available to policy makers”, “anticipate emerging issues that need to be addressed at European Union level and understand policy environments”, and “collaborate with over a thousand organisations worldwide whose scientists have access to many JRC facilities through various collaboration agreements.” It is the European Commission‘s in-house science and knowledge service and advisory with six locations in five European Union countries (Brussels, Geel, Ispra, Karlsruhe, Petten, Seville).
- Annual Reports
- An extensive library with 20.000+ reports, books, scientific articles, etc.
- Research topics
- Water, energy and climate benefits of urban greening throughout Europe under different climatic scenarios (2021) :A European Union (EU)-wide assessment is “presented to quantify the benefits of urban greening in terms of availability of green water, reduction of cooling costs and CO2 sequestration from the atmosphere, for different climatic scenarios.”
- European research and innovation in aviation emissions reduction (2021) : The report provides a “comprehensive analysis of research and innovation initiatives in Europe in aviation, with a focus on emissions reduction.”
- EU Ecosystem Assessment (2021) : This assessment “brings together for the first time EU wide and commonly agreed data sets that can be used to assess the state and trends of ecosystems and their services as well as the pressures and their trends they are exposed to.”