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 […]

Valuing climate services in the cogeneration framework: evidences from the CLARA project

Climate services can make communities, critical infrastructure, businesses and ecosystems more resilient to climate impacts. Elisa Delpiazzo, researcher at CMCC Foundation and Ca’Foscari University, showed the key role of their economic evaluation presenting some insights from the CLARA project. Watch the video […]

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 […]

Climate change poised to transform marine and freshwater ecosystems

Nearly 60 million people are employed in fisheries and aquaculture. Climate change poses a risk to their livelihoods. A new report FAO presents new research as well as unique synthesis of the most current scientific information on how a changing climate is altering the world’s oceans, lakes and rivers and reshaping the lives of the communities who rely on them. With the scenarios of ocean change provided by the CMCC […]

Research insights and policy solutions: An innovative international partnership between CMCC and RFF

A new transatlantic research institute on climate change and natural resource economics is born […]

Malaria: increases in mortality due to climate change

A disease of great public health concern affecting nearly half of the world’s population, and it is spreading across countries. Malaria also seems to be one of the health outcomes most sensitive to climate change. Child mortality, accounting for 70% of total malaria mortality, is likely to increase by up to 20% in some areas due to climate change by the end of the 21st century. A study by CMCC researcher S. Dasgupta investigated the relationship between climatic exposure and malaria mortality […]

A snapshot of Antarctic climate variability over the last 2000 years

What about climate trends in the Antarctic region? Barbara Stenni, Associate professor of Geochemistry at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice presented an expanded paleoclimate database including ice core isotope records over 7 distinct climatic regions covering the Antarctic continent. Watch the video […]

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 […]

Innovation in communicating climate change: Best Climate Solutions 2018 Award

Organized by CMCC in partnership with Festival for the Earth, the Best Climate Solutions 2018 Award is looking for innovative projects and ideas to communicate climate change […]

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 […]

Arctic: winners and losers of the last frontier race

Interview with Marzio Mian, journalist and author of the book “Artico.La battaglia per il Grande Nord”, about the deep transformations occurring across the Arctic Circle due to climate change and the protagonists of the race that is shaping the future of region […]

Water, climate and agriculture: the case study of Puglia region

Over the past 60 years increasing water demand, population growth, urban expansion, and intensive agricultural practices in many areas have exacerbated the impact […]

What’s driving biodiversity loss in Europe?

Intensification of agriculture and forestry, climate change, resource extraction, invasive alien species, and pollution: new findings reported by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services detail what is driving biodiversity loss and the reduction of nature’s contributions to people in Europe […]

Human behavior is the key to reducing flood risk

The extent of damages caused by floods also depends on how people prepare to face the risk but current methods do not take into account individual perception and human behavior. An international team of scientists including Director of CMCC RAAS Division Jaroslav Mysiak addresses the issue in a Perspective article published in Nature Climate Change […]