22 September 2020

New EEA report “Healthy environment, healthy lives: how the environment influences health and wellbeing in Europe”

The EEA has just released a new report: “Healthy environment, healthy lives: how the environment influences health and wellbeing in Europe”. A significant proportion of the burden of disease in Europe continues to be attributed to environmental pollution resulting from human activity. This report analyses the links existing between the quality of Europe’s environment and…

15 May 2020

COVID-19 – LIFE-20: backstage stories of a buzzer beater success

A post by Simone Borghesi – EAERE POC Secretary General The pandemic is posing serious challenges to all our lives and research is inevitably affected with lots of events cancelled or postponed. This obviously applies also to our LIFE DICET project in 2020. But on May 7, 2020 our LIFE project won its bet over the…

2 April 2020

Group Testing against Covid-19

A paper by Christian Gollier et Olivier Gossner published on Covid Economics, vol. 1, n. 2, April 2020, pp. 32–42. Abstract It is well-known that group testing is an efficient strategy to screen for the presence of a virus. It consists in pooling n individual samples with a single test using RT-PCR. If at least one individual is infected, the test is…

14 January 2020

EAERE Observer Organization at UNFCCC

EAERE has officially become an Observer Organization at the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties. This admission status accords EAERE the right to nominate representatives of the organization to take part in UNFCCC conferences. The admission of intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as observers at sessions of the Conference of the Parties…