CMCC Newsletter 02/2017
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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 […]

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Ebola: the nexus between virus disease outbreaks and landscape fragmentation

In some cases deforestation may increase human exposure to reservoirs for Ebola virus. The analyses of a study published on "Scientific Reports", a Nature Research journal, realized by an international research team. Among them, Monia Santini from the CMCC Foundation […]


CO2 emissions: future income and energy efficiency as key drivers

How to combine economic growth and sustainability? A study published on Nature Climate Change, with the CMCC contribution by Giacomo Marangoni, Massimo Tavoni and Valentina Bosetti

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Climate change and agriculture: how to assess future impacts?

Crop productivity and future climate impacts. A comparison between models and observations in the first CMCC seminar, the video of the presentation of Malcolm Mistry, ECIP Division […]

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Vulnerable Europe? A report on climate risks

Snapshots of present and future impacts of climate change. The new report by EEA, realized also with the contribution of the CMCC research on extreme events, energy, and tourism

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Emissions: the leading role of the Italian research in Europe

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" […]

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Disaster Risk Reduction, ICCG’s New Hot Topic in 2017

Research, seminars and activities to deepen our understanding of a topic of particular relevance in global climate change governance and at the center of the post-2015 development agenda, complementary to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and a resilient world as defined in the Paris Agreement. The launch of the topic with the first webinar on February 8, 2017 […]

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IAERE Young Environmental Economist Award 2017

The recognition given to the best paper presented by a young economist at the Annual Conference of the Italian Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (IAERE) to Shouro Dasgupta, CMCC researcher at ECIP Division, ex-equo with Claudia Ghisetti (JRC - EC). Focus of the paper, the highly relevant impact of climatic variables on malaria mortality rates