CMCC Newsletter 04/2017

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Climate change: the organic farming potential

Cutting down the emissions by 60% while reaching the double objective of providing healthy food and mitigation strategies: organic farming could represent a pathway to achieve these goals. All the outcomes in the study of the CMCC Foundation on wholemeal bread production in Italy […]

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PhD in Geophysics: the new call is open

The CMCC Foundation funds a grant on oceanography, numerical ocean modelling and ocean circulation dynamics. The beneficiary will carry part of the doctoral activities at CMCC premises in Lecce. The deadline of submission is on May 29th, 2017 […]

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How to promote climate resilience in urban areas?

An impact assessment framework to support planning and evaluation of nature-based solutions projects: released the report of the EU funded project EKLIPSE. Among the experts, CMCC researcher Margaretha Breil of ECIP Division […]

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Towards a low carbon economy: a new climate strategy for Albania launched

A comprehensive strategy and action plan with targets and methods on how to mitigate climate change is now in place. It covers policies and actions in those economic sectors that contribute most to carbon emissions
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IPCC agrees outlines of new reports

The reports will help governments understand the impact climate change is having on human activities and nature on land and sea and how human activity in these areas is affecting climate change. Both to be finalized in September 2019 […]

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Building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters: the outcome of the 2017 European Forum

A unique opportunity in Istabul to shape the implementation and monitoring of the Sendai Framework in Europe. Preparing to share experiences, lessons learnt, and gap analyses views on disaster risk reduction in Europe for the 2017 Global Platform to be held on 22-26 May 2017, in Cancun, Mexico. Read the final declaration of the Open Forum […]

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Landslides and climate change: how to assess future impacts

Climate chain simulations, models and impact tools: how research tries to understand how climate change will affect future geological hazards such as landslides. The case study of Nocera Inferiore, in the Campania region, Italy, in one of the most affected areas […]

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Land use changes: assessing climate change effects

The interplay between land use and climate change is essential in understanding land-based climate mitigation options and how societies will adapt to climate change in the future. 
An overview of the state-of-the-knowledge of the biophysical land cover changes (LCC) climate effects. Searching for some tools for policy makers […]

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5th International Conference on Reanalysis

The event organized by the Copernicus Climate Change Service and the World Climate Research Programme focused on reanalysis activities and climate variations monitoring in support to policy makers. Find out more and submit your abstract: the deadline has been extended up to May 31st, 2017 […]

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WE are MED: going beyond thematic communities

The event organized by the Interreg MED Programme on May 16th - 17th in Alicante. An occasion to work on project synergies, find a common work methodology and build a strong Interreg MED community […]

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