PhD and Master’s programme in Science and Management of Climate Change start in Venice

The classes of the two training courses created from the partnership between the CMCC Foundation and the Ca ‘Foscari University of Venice have begun in Venice, with a good component of international students […]

INQUIMUS 2018 workshop: methods and tools to assess multi-hazard risk, vulnerability and resilience

Why do we need multi-risk assessments? What are the gaps? How can IT help us in understanding multi-risk dynamics and in validating? Call for papers for the 5th edition of the INQUIMUS interactive workshop, that will take place in Venice in December, has been postponed: the new deadline is 10 August 2018 […]

Students talk about the Master in Climate Change Science and Management

Designed for those who wants to become experts on climate change, thanks to a multidisciplinary programme, which allow them to plan innovative solutions to the most urgent phenomena of our time. Few days left to apply for the new Master in Climate Change Science and Management […]

Adapting to climate change: how to make it possible?

How is it possible to make climate change adaptation not only more effective but also politically and institutionally viable? Read about the CMCC policy session at the 6th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists (WCERE) in Gothenburg. […]

Eleventh Annual Meeting of IAMC: the call for abstracts is open

Submit your abstract and participate in the Integrated Modeling Assessment Consortium annual meeting, to be held in Sevilla, Spain, on November 13-15, 2018. Deadline for submissions: 30 June 2018 […]

New Master’s Programme in Climate Change Science and Management in Venice

A one-year international Master Programme to train new experts that will contribute in facing the challenge of climate change […]

The future of the cost of climate change

Estimates of climate impacts in Europe reveal a distinct north-south gradient, placing harsher damages on some of the poorer European countries. A similar pattern exists in the United States. James Rising, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics provides a piece on new research on the social cost of carbon and the importance of higher resolution climate projections […]

What is the trend in economic losses from climate-related extremes?

The economic cost of weather and climate extremes. Natural hazards, past trends and projections. Take a look to the Eurostat section dedicated to climate change, including analyses and statistics realized by CMCC researchers for EEA in the framework of the ETC/CCA activities […]

5th Open European Day at Bonn Resilient Cities 2018

An event where cities discuss urban resilience: more than 150 practitioners coming from local, national and EU authorities as well as from consultancies and research organisations, government representatives and climate change adaptation experts, addressing the most pressing issues facing climate change adaptation in Europe today […]

Climate finance: are developed countries fulfilling their promises?

At the UNFCCC COP15 in 2009, developed countries committed to mobilise jointly USD 100 billion a year in climate finance by 2020 to address the needs of developing countries. But Oxfam’s recent report shows that countries are still far away from that target. […]

Adapting to climate change: how are European countries dealing with vulnerability and risks?

Almost all European countries have conducted national climate change vulnerability and risk assessments as part of their adaptation plans to better deal with the impacts of climate-related hazards, according to a new report by the European Environment Agency […]

Adapting to climate change in Europe: linking knowledge, policies and practices

The economic losses from weather and climate natural hazards will increase in the next decades. Researcher Sergio Castellari (EEA) presents case studies and good practices highlighting benefits from linking climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Europe […]

Informing and supporting climate policy: the European Topic Centre on Climate Change impacts, vulnerability and Adaptation (ETC/CCA)

A consortium lead by the CMCC Foundation to assist the European Energy Agency (EEA) in supporting policy development and implementation in the area of climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation. Five CMCC research divisions involved: RAAS as coordinator, ECIP, IAFES, CSP, REMHI. An overview of ETC/CCA key topics and activities, with a special focus on the European Climate Adaptation Platform (Climate-ADAPT) […]

European cities work to address social vulnerability in climate adaptation planning

Climate change impacts do not affect all citizens in the same way. They often cause worse impacts on certain vulnerable groups within cities. The state-of-play in policy and practice in a technical paper of the European Topic Centre on Climate Change impacts, vulnerability and Adaptation – ETC/CCA. Among the authors, CMCC researcher Margaretha Breil of ECIP Division […]

The nexus between food and migration: the potential role of climate change

How climate change and food insecurity affects migration and vice versa? CMCC researcher Monia Santini will explore this issue taking part in the panel discussion “Agricoltura e cambiamenti climatici: i campi non sono più gli stessi” in the framework of the International Food Journalism Festival. On February 23, 2018, in Turin […]