Capital stranding cascades: the impact of decarbonisation on productive asset utilization

A novel methodological framework to investigate the exposure of economic systems to the risk of physical capital stranding. Watch the EIEE webinar held by Emanuele Campiglio, Assistant Professor at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) and download the presentation! […]

Asset prices and climate policy

The RFF-CMCC – EIEE webinar held by Armon Rezai, Institute for Ecological Economics, Vienne University of Economics and Business. Watch the video and download the webinar presentation! […]

Climate services in the finance sector: insights for users and providers of climate data and information

How to allow the climate services uptake in the finance sector? Insights for climate and finance experts in this CMCC webinar held by Ms. Robin Hamaker-Taylor – Acclimatise, UK. Watch the video
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Low-carbon energy finance: new insights for modelers and policy makers

Many studies analyze the innovation, diffusion, and cost developments of low-carbon energy technologies, but little research is dedicated to analyzing the financing dynamics of these technologies. Prof. Dr. Tobias S Schmidt and Dr. Bjarne Steffen of Energy Politics Group – ETH Zurich explored this issue while highlighting research results and their implications. Watch the video […]

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 […]

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. […]

Paris rulebook: extra meeting to be held in Bangkok as deadline of COP24 looms

The halfway round of UN climate negotiations closed in Bonn with slow progress on the operational guidelines of the Paris Agreement, due to be finalized and adopted at COP24 in Katowice this December […]

Scale and transparency of finance is vital for putting Paris climate pledges into action

At UNFCCC session in Bonn, the definition of the rulebook to implement the Paris Agreement is under the spotlight, but unresolved issues on climate finance are crucial for advancing negotiations […]

Assessing climate change costs in Europe: the innovative approach of the COACCH project

A project co-designed and co-delivered with the final users of its scientific outcomes to provide an improved assessment of the risks and costs of climate change in Europe. A new method based on the engagement of stakeholders from research, business, investment, and policy making communities throughout the entire project lifetime, as explained in a video by Prof. Francesco Bosello, coordinator of the project and Director of ECIP Division at the CMCC Foundation […]

COP23: after Bonn, where are we with climate negotiations?

The Talanoa dialogue, the text on agriculture and the issue of Loss and Damage. The Local Communities and Indigenous People’s Platform and the Gender Action Plan to promote an inclusive and gender-responsive climate policy. The initiatives to support the most poor and vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change. The role of the civil society and the next steps.
CMCC researchers Lucia Perugini and Eleonora Cogo, members of the Italian delegation, presented the main outcomes of COP23 […]

Climate Innovation Summit 2017: Cities, Levers of Change

Mitigation challenges and the role of education for climate action. Climate risk information and adaptation strategies. Jaroslav Mysiak, Director of the RAAS Division at the CMCC Foundation, and Prof. Carlo Carraro, explored these topics at the Climate-KIC event, this year focused on cities […]

How to find money to improve our cities (and protect them from climate change)

How much does climate change cost to our cities? It depends, but there are innovative opportunities and mechanisms to find adequate financial resources and invest them efficiently. All the details and key messages in the new report of the European Environment Agency (EEA) […]

The role of Multilateral Development Banks in supporting climate action in developing countries

The key role of the private sector and the insurance sector in funding climate adaptation and mitigation measures and in providing insurance for climate impacts in developing countries. A video lecture by Christian Grossmann, Director of Climate Change, World Bank Group […]