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 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” […]

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 […]

How to face the climate challenge: let’s meet the experts at CMCC@Ca’Foscari

A multidisciplinary task force to offer scenarios and solutions to face the climate challenge: Rainews.it meets CMCC@Ca’Foscari’s researchers to understand how we provide data and information for designing European and local climate policies. 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. […]

Sustainable mobility: how to foster electric cars sales and reduce CO2 emissions?

Tax reliefs, carbon taxes and incentives promote the sales of low-emission cars. A new study by the European Environment Agency (EEA) demonstrates how the political measures undertaken in different countries are fundamental to increase such a commerce […]

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 […]

Investments, development and enterprises: the utopia of sustainability according to Giovannini

A meeting in Venice in the frame of the Sustainable Development Festival. The main guest was Enrico Giovannini, spokesperson of the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development  (ASVIS) and author of the book “L’utopia sostenibile” (ed. Laterza, 2018). A conversation on sustainability as an opportunity for a positive change in the economy and the society […]

How can climate policies be accepted politically?

If recent agreements show the worldwide political willingness to deal with climate change, countries’ promises have yet to be turned into practical policy designs. Carbon Taxes are widely praised by economists as the most efficient way to internalize the social impact of carbon emissions, yet their implementation is still slow. What are the barriers to their implementation and how can governments improve their policy designs? Some insights from a paper recently published […]

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 […]

What’s driving biodiversity loss in Europe?

Intensification of agriculture and forestry, climate change, resource extraction, invasive alien species, and pollution: new findings reported by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services detail what is driving biodiversity loss and the reduction of nature’s contributions to people in Europe […]

Adapting to climate change in Europe: linking knowledge, policies and practices

The economic losses from weather and climate natural hazards will increase in the next decades. Researcher Sergio Castellari (EEA) presents case studies and good practices highlighting benefits from linking climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Europe […]

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 […]

EAERE: Prof. Carlo Carraro is the new President of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Elected in the EAERE Board in 2015, his two-year presidential term has begun in January 2018 and will end on December 31, 2019. He served as President-Elect in 2016 and 2017 and for other two years as Past-President, at the end of the presidential tenure […]