Climate sciences: the Annual Conference launched

The scientific community makes the point on climate change in Bologna at the Annual Conference of the Italian Society for Climate Sciences. With a speech of the European Commission and the participation of Minister Gianluca Galletti […]

Stories from the Climateurope festival

What happened in Valencia? Get a summary of the first Climateurope festival in this great newsletter issue full of information on climate services, stories on fruitful collaboration between climate science and society, publications, videos and more […]

Forests and land use from Tropics to Siberia: how they affect temperature

Trees and forests can make the difference. They can affect temperature regionally in many areas of the world: it’s a matter of soil, color of land (darker or lighter), water availability, snow cover. The results of a study focused on how land cover changes impact on regional temperatures and precipitation, realized by CMCC researchers working in an international team […]

XVI World Water Congress “Bridging Science and Policy”

An event to be held in Cancun, Mexico, linking water professionals and experts working on key global water agendas and strategies. Two special sessions focused on water policy and governance and water security organized by the CMCC Foundation […]

Land use changes: assessing climate change effects

The interplay between land use and climate change is essential in understanding land-based climate mitigation options and how societies will adapt to climate change in the future. 
An overview of the state-of-the-knowledge of the biophysical land cover changes (LCC) climate effects. Searching for some tools for policy makers […]

The Efficient Buildings thematic community launched

The Interreg Horizontal Project MEDNICE launched its community on energy efficiency for efficient buildings in the Mediterranean area during the kick-off meeting held in Nice, France, on March 7-8, 2017 […]

The Impacts of Climate Change in Italy. Photos from the present to understand the future

The ICCG has just launched a photo contest to illustrate the ongoing climate change impacts in Italy. The photo sent by May 16th will be used to realized a photo dossier […]

CO2 emissions: future income and energy efficiency as key drivers

How to combine economic growth and sustainability? The answers of a study published on Nature Climate Change, with the CMCC contribution by Giacomo Marangoni, Massimo Tavoni and Valentina Bosetti […]

ClimateArt Award: artists wanted to inspire action to address climate change using science-based information

All submitted pieces must be focused on the theme of “working with climate information and data to improve the World”. Paintings, drawings, installations, music, dance, and theatre pieces to creatively engage audiences in positive action on climate change to support transition to a climate-aware society. The initiative will take place within the Climateurope Festival, in Valencia from 5th – 7th April 2017. Deadline for online submission postponed to 27th February, 2017 […]

Cutting edge satellites for CO2 monitoring: ESA expert group launched

CMCC Foundation researcher A. Bombelli was recently elected as member of the ESA CO2 Monitoring Task Force. The group will collect information and data for two years in order to plan a satellite mission for anthropogenic CO2 assessment and monitoring. He was chosen as expert in the field of climate change and carbon cycle and as CMCC coordinator of GEO group. His work will be mainly focused on users’ needs […]

Special COP22 Marrakech: the Paris Agreement powers the engine up

The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (#COP22) is taking place from 7-18 November 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco. The event starts just a few days after the entry into force of the Paris Agreement, on November 4, 2016. Analyses, background and future implications from the newsletter of Climate Policy Observer […]

Coping with climate change: from research to policies in a changing world

Climate trends and future scenarios. How science results can support policy and decision makers in coping with climate change. A special focus on climate policies in China. An event organized by the Italian embassy in Oslo and the Department of Geosciences of the University of Oslo the framework of the initiative “Under the Sign of Excellence” […]

The scientific community teams up to address climate change

Different expertise and experiences talking together while promoting a fruitful and constructive dialogue on the issue of climate change. Over 100 scientific presentations collected and discussed at the SISC Annual Conference entitled “Climate challenges and solutions under the 2°C target” to be held in Cagliari on 19-20 October 2016. The welcome message of Prof. Donatella Spano, SISC President, and the lectures of Andrea Karpati, Head of Policy at Climate-KIC, and Fiamma Straneo, senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (USA) […]

European Committee of Regions local events: next dates in Cagliari, Rome and Catania

Three public events to engage citizens in a two-way communication on EU issues, giving voice to the interests and expectations of EU territories […]

IV Annual Conference – Climate challenges and solutions under the 2°C target

The main Italian Research Institutes on Climate Change involved in the scientific program. Parallel sessions to foster the scientific debate among scientists, policy and decision makers (Italians and foreigners), NGOs members and other stakeholders whose activities are focused on climate change. A keynote lecture on programs and strategies to bridge Paris Agreement into action. Poster sessions for a dynamic debate on the latest research projects on the multidisciplinary dimension of climate change studies […]