CMCC Newsletter 03/2015
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People on the move

Put aside any prophecy of doom and let’s talk about something that could be used as a resilience-enhancing strategy. Koko Warner, United Nations University, on migration in the face of climate change […]


Climate change and migrations

Fostering a better understanding of climate-related migration will be a fundamental step in securing the future stability of our planet and action on poverty reduction. From Carlo Carraro's Blog […]

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Riccardo Valentini awarded with the Ernst Haeckel Prize

Named after the scientist who introduced in the scientific literature the term “ecology”, the award honors a senior ecologist for outstanding contributions to European ecological science […]


Setting the new path for the IPCC

It plays an influential role in the in the climate change policy process. But its operations are becoming unfit for purpose. Reasons and improvements to overcome the obstacles. From Carlo Carraro’s Blog […]

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LIDAR data for biomass estimation of an African tropical forest

A new method of quantifying errors of remotely sensed above ground biomass and carbon stock for understanding the global carbon cycle and implementing the United Nations Program on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD). A study on Remote Sensing of Environment […]

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Energy efficiency: the effects of incentives

The effects of the policy on two types of renovations: door/window and heating system replacements. A new study on Energy Efficiency […]

CC Dept of Energy Solar Decathlon

Heavy precipitation events over the Euro-Mediterranean region in a warmer climate

A picture of a Euro-Mediterranean region with intensifying heavy precipitation events over the majority of land, especially during winter, as confirmed by CMIP5 model projections for the end of the twenty-first century. A new study on Regional Environmental Change […]

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Orientgate connected to the Climate - ADAPT platform

The project is now on the website of the EU Commission initiative to collect and share information on adaptation to climate change. Some information about the six case studies developed within the project will be soon available […]

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Frontier research in operational oceanography between the Mediterranean and China Seas

Distinguished experts from China tell us about recent development in operational oceanography and how international collaboration with Italy is relevant in order to improve our knowledge of climate sciences […]


Integrating Climate Change Knowledge into Planning: results and future perspectives

Six pilot studies, three thematic Centers, the key project outputs, and the OrientGate Data Platform. The final newsletter is online, with the editorial by Antonio Navarra, CMCC President […]

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International Journalism Festival: “Climate Change: the challenge to journalism”

All the ingredients are there to make climate change a journalism workshop: obstacles, opportunities, risks, limitations, and the prospects of  journalism that has […]

Climate Cinema 2015

The event is organized by ICCG in collaboration with International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). 2015 Climate Cinema is a series of events […]


Downscaling Climate Modelling

The First Training Workshop on Downscaling Climate Modelling has been organized in Lecce (Italy), at CMCC Ocean Lab on March 9-20, 2015.
This workshop has been organized by the ClimaSouth project, in collaboration with CMCC. […]


II International Conference on Fire Behaviour and Risk

The II International Conference on Fire Behaviour and Risk will be held in Alghero, Italy, from May 26th to 29th, 2015. The Conference […]

CMCC-JAMSTEC symposium on predictability and applicability of climate variations and change

The workshop has been organized by the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) in collaboration with the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and […]