What’s in the air? New apps using Copernicus data to inform increasing population with respiratory diseases
With currently over 100 million people suffering from allergic rhinitis and 70 million from asthma in Europe, it is crucial to warn respiratory disease sufferers in time to enable them to take measures such as preventive medication and evasive actions.
Seven dead and sixty injured, losses estimated at 643 million euros*: between January 2-3, the extratropical cyclone Eleanor (also known as Burglind) caused significant damage across Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom
Reliable environmental information is of crucial importance to society. The security of future generations are more than ever dependent on the decisions being made today on environmental policies. Copernicus helps policy makers, businesses and citizens to develop the appropriate responses.