EU strategy on adaptation moves forward

Through the work carried out in the framework of the ETC/CCA, the CMCC Foundation contributes to the collection, assessment and sharing of the knowledge base in support to the development of the EU policy process in the area of climate change adaptation. […]

Climate change and natural disaster: scientists and policy makers meet in Greece

Antonio Navarra will attend the conference in Athens dedicated to climate change impacts and disaster risk reduction giving the speech: “The challenge of climate change” […]

International Day for Disaster Reduction: a snapshot of the CMCC research

Held every 13 October, the day celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters. The CMCC Foundation is at the forefront – with its researchers and projects – to address this issue and provide concrete recommendations and solutions […]

Infographic: Global Warming of 1.5°C

The implications of limiting the global warming at 1,5°C. Where we are now, and what difference does it make half degree? […]

Summary for Policymakers of IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C approved by governments

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far- reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a new assessment. […]

PhD and Master’s programme in Science and Management of Climate Change start in Venice

The classes of the two training courses created from the partnership between the CMCC Foundation and the Ca ‘Foscari University of Venice have begun in Venice, with a good component of international students […]

INQUIMUS 2018 workshop: methods and tools to assess multi-hazard risk, vulnerability and resilience

Why do we need multi-risk assessments? What are the gaps? How can IT help us in understanding multi-risk dynamics and in validating? Call for papers for the 5th edition of the INQUIMUS interactive workshop, that will take place in Venice in December, has been postponed: the new deadline is 10 August 2018 […]

Students talk about the Master in Climate Change Science and Management

Designed for those who wants to become experts on climate change, thanks to a multidisciplinary programme, which allow them to plan innovative solutions to the most urgent phenomena of our time. Few days left to apply for the new Master in Climate Change Science and Management […]

Adapting to climate change: how to make it possible?

How is it possible to make climate change adaptation not only more effective but also politically and institutionally viable? Read about the CMCC policy session at the 6th World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists (WCERE) in Gothenburg. […]

Eleventh Annual Meeting of IAMC: the call for abstracts is open

Submit your abstract and participate in the Integrated Modeling Assessment Consortium annual meeting, to be held in Sevilla, Spain, on November 13-15, 2018. Deadline for submissions: 30 June 2018 […]

New Master’s Programme in Climate Change Science and Management in Venice

A one-year international Master Programme to train new experts that will contribute in facing the challenge of climate change […]

The future of the cost of climate change

Estimates of climate impacts in Europe reveal a distinct north-south gradient, placing harsher damages on some of the poorer European countries. A similar pattern exists in the United States. James Rising, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics provides a piece on new research on the social cost of carbon and the importance of higher resolution climate projections […]

What is the trend in economic losses from climate-related extremes?

The economic cost of weather and climate extremes. Natural hazards, past trends and projections. Take a look to the Eurostat section dedicated to climate change, including analyses and statistics realized by CMCC researchers for EEA in the framework of the ETC/CCA activities […]

5th Open European Day at Bonn Resilient Cities 2018

An event where cities discuss urban resilience: more than 150 practitioners coming from local, national and EU authorities as well as from consultancies and research organisations, government representatives and climate change adaptation experts, addressing the most pressing issues facing climate change adaptation in Europe today […]

Climate finance: are developed countries fulfilling their promises?

At the UNFCCC COP15 in 2009, developed countries committed to mobilise jointly USD 100 billion a year in climate finance by 2020 to address the needs of developing countries. But Oxfam’s recent report shows that countries are still far away from that target. […]