CMCC Newsletter 01/2018
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CMCC webinar – “Informing and supporting climate policy: the European Topic Centre on Climate Change impacts, vulnerability and Adaptation (ETC/CCA)”

A 'one-stop shop' Web Portal for climate change adaptation information in Europe and a series of thematic assessments on key emerging themes, such as the coherence of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, and urban adaptation to climate change and transitions, aimed at supporting science based policy making process. The European Topic Centre on Climate Change impacts, vulnerability and Adaptation (ETC/CCA) illustrated by its coordinator, Silvia Medri […]


Ocean: new insights to understand ocean and climate variability

A research that paves the way for the development of a new, more integrated and strengthened ocean forecast capability. A frontier-resolution representation of the global ocean circulation delivered by ROMEO, the new PRACE project coordinated by CMCC researcher Dorotea Iovino, will allow us to advance our knowledge on oceanic mesoscale dynamics and its role in climate evolution […]

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Journey: take action on climate change through entrepreneurship

Passionate about entrepreneurship? Want to solve global climate challenges? Join the Climate-KIC Journey and participate in Europe’s largest summer school for climate innovation, offering a unique combination of climate knowledge and hands-on business experience. Deadline: February 18, 2018 […]


“Meet the IPCC”: Interview with Professor Carlo Carraro, Vice-Chair of IPCC Working Group III

Read the interview with Professor Carlo Carraro, Strategic Advisor at the CMCC Foundation, on the latest IPCC Working Group III blog post. His research, the role of economics in the IPCC, and the challenges of meeting the long-term goal of the Paris Agreement […]


From Brazil to India: the best strategies for zero-emission development

Are governments moving forward to achieve the Paris goals? What are the key sectors and measures for low-carbon development in different countries? The CD-LINKS project tried to answer to these questions and recently presented its results at COP23 […]

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Global Risks Report 2018: insights and trends

Environmental risks have grown in prominence over the last decades. According to the report just launched by the World Economic Forum, among the most pressing environmental challenges facing us are extreme weather events and temperatures; accelerating biodiversity loss; pollution of air, soil and water; failures of climate-change mitigation and adaptation; and transition risks as we move to a low-carbon society […]


Oil spill accident in the East China Sea: Ocean Pollution Bulletin

After the collision of two vessels off Xangai, China, CMCC and University of Bologna deliver a bulletin on the average surface currents and drift due to ocean waves for the forecasted period between the 06/01 and 22/01/2018, and the oil spill trajectory in the period of interest. The winds are from the NOAA NCEP GFS weather forecasts and the currents from the Global Ocean CMEMS forecasts. […]


Draft IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

Sent out for comments from governments and other experts, the text is a work in progress which could change substantially and do not necessarily represent the IPCC’s final assessment of the state of knowledge. According to leaked IPCC drafts, we need unprecedented changes in energy use, industry and other sectors to limit global warming below 1.5°C […]

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Climate change and human migrations, understanding the geopolitical nexus in the Euro-Mediterranean

How food insecurity affects migration and vice versa? A new report analyses the nexus food-migration, with a focus on the trans-Mediterranean countries. CMCC researchers M. Santini, L. Caporaso, G. Barbato and S. Noce explore how climate change influences the past, present and future vulnerability of countries of origin, transit and destination of migrants […]