11 April 2011

European Nitrogen Assessment released

Nitrogen pollution costs the EU between €70-€320 billion annually. This is a key finding of a new study on the impacts of N, which is essential for food production, but is contributing to climate change and biodiversity loss.

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The report, involving IIASA’s Wilfried Winiwarter and Zbigniew Klimont and summarized in Nature, provides guidance to the EU on how to reduce N pollution and protect human and environmental health. More. Watch on You Tube.

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