European Commission Joint Research Centre

Web design plays a role in how much we reveal online

How many people read online privacy warnings? Few probably do. Long, detailed and technical privacy notices are the current answer to one of the greatest privacy issues of our time: websites collect information about us all ...

dateOct 07, 2015 in Internet
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New study on storm surges projections in Europe

Coastal flooding is often caused by extreme events, such as storm surges, which in some areas may be amplified by climate change. A number of studies have evaluated the dynamics of future extreme storm surges, but mainly ...

dateMar 30, 2016 in Environment
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Europe hit by one of the worst droughts since 2003

Much of the European continent has been affected by severe drought in June and July 2015, one of the worst since the drought and heat wave of summer of 2003, according to the latest report by the JRC's European Drought Observatory ...

dateAug 20, 2015 in Environment
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