CMCC Newsletter 10/2015 - CMCC at COP21 in PARIS
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CMCC Newsletter 10/2015 - CMCC at COP21 in PARIS

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Experts taking part in side event, workshops, conferences and an exhibit with materials about research on climate change: CMCC participates to PARIS2015, UN Climate Conference, COP21-CMP11.

THE CMCC SIDE EVENT
Regions and Climate Change: A major challenge for local communities
December 10, 2015 – h. 15:00/16:30 – Observer Room 12
A side event jointly organized by the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change – CMCC (Lead applicant) in collaboration with the Basque Centre for Climate Change – BC3 (co-applicant) and theItalian Society for Climate Sciences – SISC (co-applicant). The event explores how regions are coordinating their actions with showcases from the Mediterranean Climate Area, and a specific focus on the Italian Interregional Coordination Board on Adaptation Strategy  [get more information]

Simultaneous translation available in Italian and English.

Participants: Antonio Navarra (CMCC), Gian Luca Galletti (Italian Minister of Environment, Land and Sea), Carlo Carraro (IPCC Vice Chair WG III), Donatella Spano (CMCC), Ibon Galarraga (BC3); Francesco Pigliaru (President of Sardinia Region), Nicola Zingaretti (President of Lazio Region), Michele Emiliano (President of Puglia Region), Ana Oregi (Minister for the Environment and Land Use, Basque Government), Ken Alex (Governor’s Senior Advisor and Director of the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, State of California), Hans Bruyninckx (Executive Director, EEA), Brian Peck (Deputy Director for International Affairs and Business Development, California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic, invited), Bernard Soulage (Vice-president in charge of Europe and International Relations, Rhône-Alpes Region, invited). [Get more information]

CMCC EXHIBIT
November 30 – December 11, 2015 – Island 43, Booth B
Experts, professional consultants, and people curious about climate change are invited to visit CMCC stand. The exhibit presents materials about research on climate change realized at CMCC and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), cases analyses and recent publications relevant to climate science, climate modeling, climate change impacts and policies. 

EVENTS WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF CMCC EXPERTS
Transparency, Policy Surveillance, and Levels of Effort
December 9, 2015 – h. 10:30/12:00 – Japanese Pavillon (Blu zone) This event is organized in collaboration with RFF e RITE. CMCC/FEEM Speakers: Prof. Carlo Carraro and Prof. Massimo Tavoni.

The IPCC at a Crossroads: Enhancing the Usefulness of IPCC to the UNFCCC Process
December 9, 2015 – h. 11:30/13:30
The IPCC’s past success in synthesizing large volumes of research and communicating the results to policymakers does not guarantee future success. We discuss problems and challenges that the IPCC faces and address two questions: Is the IPCC doing the right things? Is the IPCC doing things right? (Co-organized by FEEM, PIK, Harvard University and Stanford University)

Multi-Level Climate Governance: An Integrated Analysis of National, Regional and Local Policies
December 9, 2015 – h. 15:00/16:30
This side event assesses the current framework of multi-level governance for climate change control, providing an integrated analysis of national, regional, and urban policies and commitments. By comparing INDCs according to different metrics, it provides an overview of their future implementation. (Co-organised by FEEM, University Luigi Bocconi, Institute of Energy and Environment Economics and Policy (IEFE) and University of Edinburgh). CMCC/FEEM Speakers: Prof. Carlo Carraro, Prof. Massimo Tavoni.

Can National Policies and INDCs alone lead to a Workable and Effective Climate Regime?
December 8, 2015 - 11:30/13:00 – Blu Zone
This side event examines how INDCs can be implemented after the Paris agreement. It identifies a set of policies (with focus on carbon pricing) at the national and international level (including trade, technology, forestry and regional policies) to achieve INDCs. The event will be the occasion for the presentation of the volume “Toward a workable and Effective Climate Agreement” edited by Scott Barrett (Columbia University), Carlo Carraro (University of Venice, CMCC and FEEM) and Jaime de Melo (FERDI). (Co-organized by FERDI, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and Climate Works Foundation in collaboration with FEEM).

Session on Financing Mitigation
December  7, 2015 – 13:00/14:15
Organized by FEEM in collaboration with FERDI (Fondation pour les Etudes et Recherches sur le Développement International) and France Stratégie within the session “Climate Finance” Unequal Costs of Climate Change: Economics of Impacts and Adaptation at the Regional Level December  4, 2015 – 17:00/19:00 – OECD Pavillon Organized by OECD. CMCC/FEEM speaker: Enrica De Cian

Soil and land for climate change mitigation and adaptation
December 1, 2015 – 16:30/18:00, EU Pavilion, Blue Zone (Hall 2B)
This open debate among policy-makers, scientists and civil society will address the relevance of land resource and sustainable soil management for climate change mitigation and adaptation. Organized by the European Commission’s JRC. CMCC speakers: Lucia Perugini

Towards a comprehensive Observation, Information and Verification System on Greenhouse Gases
December 1, 2015 – h.12:15/13:45 – Nordic Council of Minister’s Pavilion: New Nordic Climate Solutions – “Blue Zone”, Hall 2B, Room 65.
Event organized by ICOS-RI