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Publication Environmental indicator report 2013
Natural resources and human well-being in a green economy
Located in Publications
Reforming the CAP
Agriculture could mean food, employment, idyllic landscapes, rural culture and preserving species and habitats. It could also mean soil and water pollution, deforestation, land conversion and monoculture landscapes. Weighing the pressures and the benefits from agriculture, how could Europe shape its future agricultural policy?
Located in Environmental topics Agriculture Greening agricultural policy
Food security and environmental impacts
The CAP reform needs to tackle two key challenges simultaneously: ‘greening’ the agriculture sector (reducing agriculture's environmental impacts) and ensuring food security.
Located in Environmental topics Agriculture Greening agricultural policy
SOER Key fact Three areas represent three quarters of household consumption impacts
Just three areas are estimated to be responsible for approximately three quarters of the environmental impacts from household consumption. These areas are eating and drinking; housing and infrastructure; and mobility.
Located in News European consumption still highly unsustainable, despite efficiency gains Key facts
Publication Consumption and the environment — 2012 update
Update to the European Environment State and Outlook 2010 (SOER 2010) thematic assessment
Located in Publications
Article Food waste
Around one third of the food produced globally is lost or wasted. When more than one billion people around the world go to bed feeling hungry, it is impossible not to ask what can be done. But food waste is not only a missed opportunity to feed the hungry. It also represents a substantial loss of other resources such as land, water, energy - and labour.
Located in Signals — every breath we take Signals 2012 Close ups
File D source code Food – adapting to change by sharing information
Food. We all need it. But most of us take it for granted. A changing climate brings with it a destabilizing effect on food crop production. With the pressure on food resources, we need to look at new solutions. We need to bring people, their stories and data together.
Located in Media Audiovisuals
Article Health in a changing climate
In August 2007, local health authorities in Italy detected a high number of cases of an unusual illness in Castiglione di Cervia and Castiglione di Ravenna, two small villages divided by a river. Almost 200 people were affected and one elderly man died (Angelini et al., 2007).
Located in Signals — every breath we take Signals 2011 Articles
File Environmental challenges in a global context — SOER synthesis chapter 7
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Synthesis The European environment – state and outlook 2010: Synthesis
SOER Message Freshwater quality — key message 6
Implemented measures need to account for driving forces that could otherwise affect water quality over the coming decades, including climate change, increasing global food demand and an expansion of the cultivation of bioenergy crops. Such measures must also ensure that water, energy and chemicals are used in an efficient manner.
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Freshwater quality — SOER 2010 thematic assessment Key messages
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