[email protected]’Foscari is the research center on climate change of Ca’Foscari University, the result of a strategic partnership between Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change. Thanks to the sharing of resources and skills of these two organizations, [email protected]’Foscari is today one of the most important climate research centers developed by Italian universities.

It can count not only on a team of about 50 researchers and professors, but also on the technological and modeling CMCC infrastructure, including a supercomputer among the most powerful in Europe dedicated to the modeling and forecasting of future climate and to the assessment of the economic repercussions of climate change.

Based at VEGA – Venice Science and Technology Park, [email protected]’Foscari aggregates the CMCC research groups belonging to the ECIP – Economic analysis of Climate Impacts and Policy Division and RAAS – Risk Assessment and Adaptation Strategies Division, as well as scholars of Ca’ Foscari’s Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics and Department of Economics.

Besides the numerous initiatives in the field of research, including several European projects, [email protected]’Foscari is also the seat of the PhD in Science and Management of Climate Change, offered by the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice in collaboration with CMCC, as well as of the Master of Research in Science and Management of Climate Change.


The multidisciplinary task force set up within [email protected]’Foscari includes climatologists, economists, chemists and statisticians, who carry out national and international research on the interaction between the climate, the environment, the economy and society.

[email protected]'Foscari News

Climate extremes: the energy required for adaptation calls for stronger mitigation efforts

Due to climate change, more frequent heatwaves will increase the global demand for electricity by 7% by 2050, and by

Climate change, labour market and the future of gender inequality: the case of South Africa

In terms of reductions in labour availability and sectoral productivity, climate change could cost South Africa up to 11% of

Supporting excellence in research and innovation: 5 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellows at the CMCC

5 Marie Skłodowska-Curie grants to 5 researchers based at the CMCC Foundation. They will address complex and multidisciplinary challenges dealing

PhD and Master programmes in Science and Management of Climate Change: the new editions

Applications are open for the two postgraduate training opportunities that prepare tomorrow’s climate change experts, designed by Ca’ Foscari University

[email protected]'Foscari Publications

Climate-sensitive hydrological drought insurance for irrigated agriculture under deep uncertainty. Insightful results from the Cega River Basin in Spain

Agudo-Domíngueza A.,Pérez Blanco C. D. , Gil-García L., Ortegaa J.A.,Dasgupta  S.
2022, Agricultural Water Management, 274; 107938, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2022.107938, web page

ECIP – Economic analysis of Climate Impacts and Policy Division, RAAS - Risk Assessment and Adaptation Strategies.

Barriers and enablers for upscaling coastal restoration

Sánchez Arcilla A., Cáceres I., LeRoux X., Hinkel J., Schuerch M,, J. Nicholls R., del Mar Otero M., Staneva J., de Vries M., Pernice U., Briere C., Caiola N., Gracia V., Ibáñez C.,Torresan S.
2022, Nature-Based Solutions, "Special Issue: “ Scaling of Nature Based Solutionhs for maximum benefits”", DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nbsj.2022.100032, web page

RAAS - Risk Assessment and Adaptation Strategies.

Climate and sustainability co-governance in Kenya: A multi-criteria analysis of stakeholders’ perceptions and consensus

Koasidis K., Nikas A., Karamaneas A., Saulo M., Tsipouridis I., Campagnolo L., Gambhir Aj., Van de Ven D., McWilliams B., Doukas H.
2022, Energy for Sustainable Development, Volume 68, June 2022, Pages 457-471, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esd.2022.05.003, web page

ECIP – Economic analysis of Climate Impacts and Policy Division.

Distributional consequences of climate change impacts on residential energy demand across Italian households

Campagnolo L., De Cian E.
2022, Energy Economics, Volume 110, June 2022, 106020, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1142/S2010007823500094, web page

ECIP – Economic analysis of Climate Impacts and Policy Division.

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By train: Get off at the Venezia Porto Marghera train station, connected to VEGA by a pedestrian underpass. Follow the signs for Ca ‘Foscari Challenge School. After leaving the underpass, continue along Pegasus building (the building you will find on your left). You will find “Porta dell’Innovazione” on your right. From the Venice Porto Marghera station, the venue is a 5-minute walk distance.

By bus: From Piazzale Roma: you can take any of the following buses: 2, 4, 4L, 6, 7. Get off at the second stop after the bridge (the one near Porto Marghera station), take the rail station pedestrian passageway and follow the signs to Ca’Foscari Challenge School, in order to enter “Edificio Porta dell’Innovazione”. From the bus stop, the venue is a 5-minute walk distance. From Mestre Train Station: take line 2, and get off at the stop: VEGA. From Mestre: you can take any line in direction Venice, and get off at the stop: VEGA.

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