To help measure a sustainable circular bioeconomy the JRC, in partnership with other Commission services and external experts, developed the EU Bioeconomy Monitoring System.
Water and energy are connected. Energy can be renewed but water sources are finite. How do we avoid problems in the future?
The JRC report on the Energy-Water Nexus calls for a more integrated approach. To ensure that energy security is guaranteed while sustainability goals are met, policymakers need to pay special attention to the water needs of different energy sources.
Find out more about the water footprint of EU energy consumption