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Climate impacts on health and urban areas: heatwaves and death rate

Heat does not kill in the same way everywhere. Urban planning, social cohesion, traffic, crime: the urban and social context…

New start for the Research Network on Energy Workforce Transitions

ReNEWT, the international consortium aimed at evaluating and designing solutions to ensure a just and equitable transition to carbon neutrality…

Health and climate change: responding to converging crises. The 2020 Lancet Countdown Report

The COVID-19 pandemic and climate change represent converging crises that have and will have impacts on health. The importance of…

Urban heat and mortality: who are the most vulnerable?

Social inequalities affect the risk of mortality and morbidity in the event of extreme temperatures. Women, the elderly and those…

Towards accessible healthcare for all in sub-Saharan Africa

A state-of-the-art georeferenced database of public healthcare facilities. In the prestigious journal PNAS, a new study published with the contribution…

Modelling potential oil spill of the stranded oil tanker in Venezuela

The FSO Nabarima, a huge oil tanker containing approximately 1.3 million barrels of crude oil, is at risk of causing…

Research Projects

Models

  • SHYFEM - Shallow water HYdrodynamic Finite Element Model

    SHYFEM - Shallow water HYdrodynamic Finite Element Model is a package that…

    Cities & Coasts, Future Earth, Ocean.


  • FASST(R) - FAst Scenario Screening Tool

    FASST(R) is a source receptor model, an R version of the reduced-form…

    Cities & Coasts, Future Earth.


  • LUC@CMCC - Land use change model

    The land use change model LUC@CMCC was reformulated in Santini and Valentini…

    Future Earth, Global Policy, Water, Food and Land Use.


  • IDI - Integrated Desertification Index

    The Integrated Desertification Index (IDI) was developed (Santini et al., 2010) to…

    Future Earth, Water, Food and Land Use.


  • Medslik-II

    The oil spill model code MEDSLIK-II, based on its precursor oil spill model…

    Cities & Coasts, Energy, Future Earth, Ocean.

  • Publications

    Connecting climate action with other Sustainable Development Goals

    SEME – Sustainable Earth Modelling Economics.

    Future Earth, Global Policy, Inequalities.


    Amplification of future energy demand growth due to climate change

    ECIP – Economic analysis of Climate Impacts and Policy Division.

    Energy, Inequalities.


    NeatWork: A Tool for the Design of Gravity-Driven Water Distribution Systems for Poor Rural Communities

    SEME – Sustainable Earth Modelling Economics.

    Future Earth, Inequalities, Poverty & Migrations, Water, Food and Land Use.


    Can the Paris deal boost SDGs achievement? An assessment of climate mitigation co-benefits or side-effects on poverty and inequality

    ECIP – Economic analysis of Climate Impacts and Policy Division.

    Global Policy, Inequalities, Jobs & Growth, Poverty & Migrations.

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