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 […]

The political dimension of climate change

Science is a social process, but is usually considered special in its ability to correctly deconstruct, analyze and describe complex phenomena. How much do climate science and society steer each other? How independent are the different social spheres of people and concepts? Watch the video of the CMCC webinar held by Prof. Hans von Storch, Director emeritus Institute of Coastal Research, Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany […]

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 […]

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 […]

Climate sciences: the Annual Conference launched

The scientific community makes the point on climate change in Bologna at the Annual Conference of the Italian Society for Climate Sciences. With a speech of the European Commission and the participation of Minister Gianluca Galletti […]

Stories from the Climateurope festival

What happened in Valencia? Get a summary of the first Climateurope festival in this great newsletter issue full of information on climate services, stories on fruitful collaboration between climate science and society, publications, videos and more […]

Forests and land use from Tropics to Siberia: how they affect temperature

Trees and forests can make the difference. They can affect temperature regionally in many areas of the world: it’s a matter of soil, color of land (darker or lighter), water availability, snow cover. The results of a study focused on how land cover changes impact on regional temperatures and precipitation, realized by CMCC researchers working in an international team […]

XVI World Water Congress “Bridging Science and Policy”

An event to be held in Cancun, Mexico, linking water professionals and experts working on key global water agendas and strategies. Two special sessions focused on water policy and governance and water security organized by the CMCC Foundation […]

Land use changes: assessing climate change effects

The interplay between land use and climate change is essential in understanding land-based climate mitigation options and how societies will adapt to climate change in the future. 
An overview of the state-of-the-knowledge of the biophysical land cover changes (LCC) climate effects. Searching for some tools for policy makers […]

The Efficient Buildings thematic community launched

The Interreg Horizontal Project MEDNICE launched its community on energy efficiency for efficient buildings in the Mediterranean area during the kick-off meeting held in Nice, France, on March 7-8, 2017 […]

The Impacts of Climate Change in Italy. Photos from the present to understand the future

The ICCG has just launched a photo contest to illustrate the ongoing climate change impacts in Italy. The photo sent by May 16th will be used to realized a photo dossier […]

CO2 emissions: future income and energy efficiency as key drivers

How to combine economic growth and sustainability? The answers of a study published on Nature Climate Change, with the CMCC contribution by Giacomo Marangoni, Massimo Tavoni and Valentina Bosetti […]

ClimateArt Award: artists wanted to inspire action to address climate change using science-based information

All submitted pieces must be focused on the theme of “working with climate information and data to improve the World”. Paintings, drawings, installations, music, dance, and theatre pieces to creatively engage audiences in positive action on climate change to support transition to a climate-aware society. The initiative will take place within the Climateurope Festival, in Valencia from 5th – 7th April 2017. Deadline for online submission postponed to 27th February, 2017 […]

Cutting edge satellites for CO2 monitoring: ESA expert group launched

CMCC Foundation researcher A. Bombelli was recently elected as member of the ESA CO2 Monitoring Task Force. The group will collect information and data for two years in order to plan a satellite mission for anthropogenic CO2 assessment and monitoring. He was chosen as expert in the field of climate change and carbon cycle and as CMCC coordinator of GEO group. His work will be mainly focused on users’ needs […]