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 […]

International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea

An event focused on microplastics, one of the most actual and dangerous source of marine pollution, to share current knowledge, identify issues and propose solutions and actions to face and mitigate this environmental threat. CMCC President Antonio Navarra is a member of the International Advisory Board and will give a speech at the conference as invited speaker. On September 26-29, 2017, in Capri (NA), Italy […]

An engineering approach to climate change: international and national experiences

How translate mitigation and adaptation objectives in specific planning criteria? Tools and methodologies in a seminar focused on water engineering: water resources, urban drainage, floods and the implications for climate adaptation plans. With the participation of CMCC researcher Paola Mercogliano […]

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 […]

5th International Conference on Reanalysis

The event organized by the Copernicus Climate Change Service and the World Climate Research Programme focused on reanalysis activities and climate variations monitoring in support to policy makers. Find out more and submit your abstract: the deadline has been extended up to May 31st, 2017 […]

Climate change: the organic farming potential

Cutting down the emissions by 60% while reaching the double objective of providing healthy food and mitigation strategies: organic farming could represent a pathway to achieve these goals. All the outcomes in the study of the CMCC Foundation on wholemeal bread production in Italy […]

Towards a low carbon economy: a new climate strategy for Albania launched

A comprehensive strategy and action plan with targets and methods on how to mitigate climate change is now in place. It covers policies and actions in those economic sectors that contribute most to carbon emissions […]

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 […]

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 […]

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” […]

The role of Multilateral Development Banks in supporting climate action in developing countries

The key role of the private sector and the insurance sector in funding climate adaptation and mitigation measures and in providing insurance for climate impacts in developing countries. A video lecture by Christian Grossmann, Director of Climate Change, World Bank Group […]

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 […]

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” […]