Science for Environment Policy: FUTURE BRIEFS

Future Briefs are a series of horizon-scanning policy briefs, which provide an accessible overview of emerging areas of science and technology as part of the European’s Commission for Science for Environment Policy.

The following briefs are available for free via: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/integration/research/newsalert/future_briefs.htm

Earth Observation’s Potential for the EU Environment

Earth observation from space by satellites can provide a wealth of data relating to the land, oceans and atmosphere. This Future Brief examines how the data can inform Europe’s environmental policy.

Bioelectrochemical Systems

This Future Brief examines the examines the use of bioelectrochemical systems, such as microbial fuel cells (MFCs) and microbial electrolysis cells (MECs), to treat wastewater and generate electricity, hydrogen and valuable chemicals.

Green Behaviour

This Future Brief examines the role that policy can play in supporting and encouraging the public’s pro-environmental behaviour. The report explores different policy methods to reward green behaviour, such as financial incentives.

Offshore Exploration and Exploitation in the Mediterranean

This Future Brief examines the impacts of exploration on marine and coastal environments. Focusing on oil, gas and mineral exploration as well as renewable energy schemes, the report considers evidence from recent scientific research, including reports following the Deepwater Horizon incident in 2010.

 

Source: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/integration/research/newsalert/future_briefs.htm

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