Assessing mitigation strategies from forest ecosystems

A model to predict the evolution and growth dynamics of forests including carbon and water fluxes while evaluating the potential role of forests in climate change mitigation. A study published on Forests by CMCC researchers S. Marconi, T. Chiti, R. Valentini and A. Collalti […]

Water management: from panaceas to actual solutions

Leading water researchers from Australia, the US and Europe to identify those factors enabling and preventing a successful efficiency-oriented water management. A workshop organized by the CMCC in Venice and broadcasted live via Go-to-Webinar […]

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 […]

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 […]

The water of the future: learning how to manage it

Two regions – Sardinia and Apulia – two stories to tell the World Water Day […]

How to find money to improve our cities (and protect them from climate change)

How much does climate change cost to our cities? It depends, but there are innovative opportunities and mechanisms to find adequate financial resources and invest them efficiently. All the details and key messages in the new report of the European Environment Agency (EEA) […]

The EWRI 2017 Best Paper Award announced

A special recognition for Prof. Donatella Spano, researcher at CMCC Foundation, for the paper “Correcting Midseason Crop Coefficients for Climate” published on Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. On May 23, 2017, in Sacramento, California, the award ceremony […]

Water and economic instruments

A lecture delivered by Carlos Dionisio Pérez-Blanco, Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow and CMCC researcher, on the economic instruments, such as water charges, water markets and water buyback, that can be used to protect water basins from overexploitation […]

Extreme events, changes in precipitation and temperature. A new study on Po river basin

How the climate in Po river basin will change in the next decades. Changes in precipitation and temperature, with the frequency of extreme events and a reduction of water availability in summer expected to increase. A study by P. Mercogliano and S. Castellari that can be applied to Italian river basins to prevent the risk of water crisis, to promote hydraulic security and mitigate the potential impacts of future droughts to energy and agriculture sectors […]

White drop: water, sustainability and energy nexus

Pianeta acqua second edition has been launched: on June 24-26, 2015, a focus on water footprint and water for transportation, energy, industry […]

Adaptation in water and coastal areas in Puglia: released the report

Download the final report of the Pilot Study within the Orientgate project drafted by CMCC. An assessment of risks to water resources and coastal zones under climate modifications, including extremes, to mainstreaming climate adaptation into planning […]

2015 Best Climate Practices on Water Availability for Food Production

Send your practice from March 30 to July 10, 2015. Vote and share your favorite practice from September 1 to September 15, 2015 […]

Climate change: earlier spring discharge in the main Alpine rivers

A comparison of long-term spring discharge timings over the Alps, analysis of precipitation, and snow-melting data derived from observations. A new study on Science of The Total Environment […]

A climate agenda for Nigeria

A two-year research to analyze the challenges Nigeria is called to face from climate change effects. “Toward Climate-Resilient Development in Nigeria”, a book by the World Bank with contribution of CMCC’s researchers; R. Valentini and M. Santini (IAFENT Division) as editors […]

Best of the Best. Life Environment project 2012: TRUST project awarded by EU

The only Italian project was honoured at an award ceremony on June 5th, 2013, in Brussels. CMCC was involved in climate modelling, by providing scenarios for the 20th and 21st century for the area of interest, and in climate change impacts on groundwater assessments […]