Low carbon economy can generate millions of new jobs

While climate change mitigation measures may cause short-term job losses, the new flagship report by the International Labor Organization shows that a just transition to a more sustainable economy offers much potential for job creation and the promotion of decent work […]

Renewable energy goals require renewed commitment

A six-fold acceleration of renewable energy adoption is needed to meet the energy-related emission reduction goals of the Paris Agreement. An increased commitment to renewable energy and energy efficiency will provide the additional benefits of economic growth and human welfare improvements. This transformation can be achieved through more direct use of renewables and increased electrification of transport and heat, with solar and wind capacity at the lead, however policy action is needed to meet the challenge […]

Solar capacity and investment on the rise

According to the new report Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018, with a record 98 gigawatts of new capacity and 160.8 billion in investments, solar shone brighter than any other technology in 2017 […]

The future and its opportunities: clean energy, job market, technologies and climate change

Getting rid of coal, learning to manage climate change risks in the best possible way, building a dialogue between science, business, decision-making, and society. The discussion panel organized by the CMCC Foundation in the context of “All4TheGreen – Mobilizing Climate Science” in Bologna to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the IPCC. With Youba Sokona, Carlo Carraro, Nadia Pinardi, Sandro Fuzzi, Andrea Segré, and Antonio Navarra. […]

The subsidies conundrum amid emission reductions, renewable boost and social impacts

Would phasing out fossil fuel subsidies help the growth of renewable energy sources? Would it drastically reduce CO2 emissions in the atmosphere? The answer of a brand new study published in the journal Nature examines fully the issues at stake. CMCC researchers Massimo Tavoni and Johannes Emmerling are among the authors of this research. […]

Top 10 innovations that will help the world to cut CO2 emissions

The Innovation for Cool Earth Forum elected the most notable among recent innovative developments in energy and climate change mitigation area that had been presented within the past 2 years. Selection criteria include GHG emissions reduction potential, innovativeness, and overall feasibility. Here a presentation of the winning projects […]

INNOPATHS: Building a shared vision for the EU energy transition

What are the major challenges that emission intensive sectors face in order to transition towards decarbonization? Six workshops, focused on six sectors of particular importance to the low-carbon transition – power, buildings, transport, agriculture, industry and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) – to foster the exchange and discussion of views […]

Second Level Master in Marine Sciences: Ocean Physics and Technology

An advanced preparation in Oceanography and Marine Technologies. A specific high level training focused on the numerical methods of simulating the ocean environment, ocean monitoring and forecasting. Pre-registration is open, full registration at UNIBO will be open in September 2016 […]

Renewable energy: new record reached in 2015

Global investments risen to 286 billion US dollars and installations for 147GW of of renewable power capacity added: all the results of Renewables 2016 Global Status Report released by REN21 […]

UNEP report: world record in renewable energy investments

For the first time developing world investments in renewables topped developed nations in 2015, with increasing investments especially in China and India. Conversely, EU investment in Europe was down 21 per cent, the continent’s lowest figure for nine years. Major milestones reached and new world record set in the 10th edition of the UN Environment Programme’s annual publication […]

Second Level Master in Marine Sciences: Ocean Physics and Technology

An advanced preparation in Oceanography and Marine Technologies. A specific high level training focused on the numerical methods of simulating the ocean environment, ocean monitoring and forecasting. The deadline for the Master registration has been postponed to February 20, 2016 […]

The CLIM-RUN project: the video

The CLIM-RUN project presents itself in a video: aims, methods and results told by climate researchers and experts […]

Are EU emissions cuts and energy targets too soft?

The European energy and climate strategy may be not able to reduce emissions by 80% by 2050. From a recent paper a discussion published on Nature […]

“Climate Change and Urban Resilience. How to prepare our cities to respond to climate changes related challenges”

The Best Climate Practices call for proposals 2013, focused on urban resilience. Deadline: June 21st, 2013 […]

Shooting the Climate Change. Online the Think Forward Film Festival website

Information and news about movies, documentaries, the contest and the side events in the framework of the festival’s second edition (Venice, 30 Nov / 1 Dec 2012)
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