Expert Workshop on Social Sciences and Humanities in Climate Services Research

An event organized in the framework of the JPI Climate project aimed at initiating a dialogue with the European Social Sciences and Humanities community to elicit their expert recommendations. In Venice, in cooperation with the CMCC Foundation […]

Preparing Europe for climate change: coordination is key to reduce risks posed by extreme weather

Increasing coherence in actions and using innovative methods can improve the handling of weather- and climate-related hazards, according to a report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) published today […]

Science for Disaster Risk Management 2017: knowing more and losing less

How much do we know about natural and man-made disasters? And how we can use existing knowledge to save lives and money? The state-of-the-art in disaster risk management in a comprehensive report of the European Commission’s Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre. Among the authors, CMCC researchers Jaroslav Mysiak, Dionisio Peréz Blanco and Elisa Calliari of RAAS – Risk assessment and adaptation strategies Division […]

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 […]

Copernicus Marine Week

A major event to present Copernicus Marine Service activities and achievements and discuss its future plans. The registration deadline is August 31, 2017 […]

Adaptation: tools for an economic assessment

Adaptation choices informed by economic data. New methodologies and applications, and cost-benefit analyses. ECONADAPT Toolbox and Library are available for use: they will provide information for policy makers and economists […]

WE are MED: going beyond thematic communities

The event organized by the Interreg MED Programme on May 16th – 17th in Alicante. An occasion to work on project synergies, find a common work methodology and build a strong Interreg MED community […]

Building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters: the outcome of the 2017 European Forum

A unique opportunity in Instabul to shape the implementation and monitoring of the Sendai Framework in Europe. Preparing to share experiences, lessons learnt, and gap analyses views on disaster risk reduction in Europe for the 2017 Global Platform to be held on 22-26 May 2017, in Cancun, Mexico. Read the final declaration of the Open Forum […]

Xylella fastidiosa: how science tries to save olive trees

A problem in Apulia starting to become a reason of concern in Europe too. Research and innovation together to find solutions. The CMCC is at the forefront to provide measures against the infection […]

Climate-ADAPT user and information provider survey launched

Participate and help to evaluate and further improve Climate-ADAPT in terms of use and the submission of information. Please complete the online survey until 21 April 2017 […]

Vulnerable Europe? A report on climate risk

Snapshot of present and future impacts of climate change. The new report by EEA, realized also with the contribution of the CMCC research on extreme events, energy, and tourism […]

How we monitor greenhouse gases in Europe: ICOS-RI explained the Italian partners

The cutting-edge Italian research on carbon cycle and greenhouse gas budget and its protagonists. ICOS-RI, the pan-european integrated carbon observation system research infrastructure and its Ecosystem Thematic Centre coordinated by the CMCC Foundation. Presented at the Radio24 programme “L’altro pianeta” […]

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 […]

User requirements of climate information and impact indicators: European survey to inform the Copernicus Climate Change Service

A major survey is now live, enabling organizations and businesses across Europe to shape the development of the Copernicus Climate Change Service. An initiative of the SECTEUR project which aims to understand the requirements of climate information and impact indicators across a number of sectors: agriculture, forestry, coasts, health, transport, insurance and tourism. Available online until November 15th, 2016 […]

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 […]