The CMCC at the UN Climate Conference COP24

Decarbonization policies, climate innovation and finance, climate services to support transitions to low-carbon and climate resilient societies, the evaluation of the EU Adaptation Strategy. From 2 to 14 December 2018, the negotiations and side events with CMCC at COP24 in Katowice, Poland […]

The road towards energy transition and sustainable development

What is the influence of institutions and governance on environmental policy, environmental performance, and green investment? And what about the influence of populism and public opinion on environmental policy adoption? A new study on Energy Research and Social Science explores the issue […]

Climate risks beyond adaptation?

Book launch “Loss and Damage from Climate Change. Concepts, Methods and Policy Options”. A presentation with insights from chapter authors – among the participants, CMCC researcher Elisa Calliari who contributed with the book chapter “The politics of (and behind) the UNFCCC’s Loss and Damage Mechanism”. On September 28, 2018, 9:30-11:00 at the London School of Economics […]

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 […]

Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture – Submit your comments and join the event

Available the paper preview summarizing the views submitted on the elements included in the Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture (KJWA) and the process foreseen for the implementation of this joint work. Request a copy of the draft summary, and share your inputs by 20 May 2018. On May 3, 2018, join also the event “Koronivia for Climate Action: raising ambition through agricultural sectors” […]

Talanoa dialogue: climate change negotiations are not a diplomat-only affaire anymore

As a critical round of climate negotiations opens in Bonn, civil society, research, and private sector find new space to have their voice heard in the effort of making the Paris Agreement operational and effective […]

Cities continue to take the lead on climate action

With a new worldwide headquarters in Brussels and a new commitment to develop a City Research and Innovation Agenda to address critical knowledge, data, and innovation gaps that will enable cities to take accelerated and more ambitious climate action, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy prove that cities are at the forefront of climate action […]

EU ETS: what you need to know about the reform of the cap-and-trade system to curb European emission

After almost three years of legislative debate and tense negotiations, the reform of the European Emission Trading Scheme has become law. The new system promises to both sustain carbon prices at a level high enough to spur low-carbon investments, and protect the competitiveness of European energy and industry sector […]

CMCC Foundation joins the Coalition Theory Network

Advancing knowledge around coalition and network formation, one of CMCC research topics, is essential for improving the outcomes of international climate negotiations. Read about the new role of CMCC Foundation in the Coalition Theory Network […]

From Brazil to India: the best strategies for zero-emission development

Are governments moving forward to achieve the Paris goals? What are the key sectors and measures for low-carbon development in different countries? The CD-LINKS project tried to answer to these questions and recently presented its results at COP23 […]

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 […]

COP23 Side Event “1.5 & 2°C strategies, SDGs and green growth”

The latest findings for ratcheting up the Nationally Determined Contributions toward the 1.5 & 2°C goals and green economy strategies for aligning economic with climate goals. An event organized in the framework of the CMCC CD-LINKS project’s activities. In Bonn, on November 15, 2017 […]

The CMCC at the UN Climate Conference COP23 in Bonn

Decarbonization pathways, Loss & Damage, the evaluation of nationally determined contributions’ emission reduction, and the perspective of a green growth under the Paris Agreement. Side events and debate with CMCC at COP23 in Bonn […]

COP23 pre-launch “Loss and Damage from Climate Change: Concepts Methods and Policy Options”

A synopsis summarising key findings of the forthcoming book identifying practical and evidence-based policy options to inform the Loss and Damage discourse and climate negotiations. CMCC researcher Elisa Calliari, co-author with Jaroslav Mysiak of a book chapter, will take part to the event. On November 9, 2017, in Bonn […]