PhD in Future Earth, Climate Change and Societal Challenge

19 available positions for the new PhD based at the University of Bologna. Three scholarships are funded by the CMCC Foundation. The deadline to send your application is May 15, 2019. Download the call and apply! […]

Clean, sustainable, safe, and effective. The future of maritime transport in the Adriatic Sea

Innovation, scientific research, public institutions, and business gather to contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions from ferry boats, and to design new routes between Italy and Croatia. The GUTTA (savinG fUel and emissions from mariTime Transport in the Adriatic region) project just started with a public conference, funded by the Italy-Croatia Interreg Cooperation Programme. Coordinated by the CMCC Foundation, Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change, GUTTA includes among its partners Mare Nostrum – Croatian Shipowners’ Association, the University of Zadar, the Croatian Ministry of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure, and the Port System Authority of the Southern Adriatic Sea. […]

A model of integrated coastal zone management between Puglia and Western Greece to reduce the consequences of coastal erosion

The kick-off meeting of the project Triton, co-funded by the Interreg V-A Greece-Italy Programme 2014-2020, will be held on 20th and 21st September in Bari […]

FireAware, a free mobile App for fire notifications

Science and citizens brought together in an experiment to fight fire hazard. The new application for iOS is available […]

Agriculture at risk in Italy: the potential impacts of climate change

What are the implications of warming on agricultural productivity? A focus on Italian agriculture in a new study recently published on European Review of Agricultural Economics highlighting that farm net revenues are very sensitive to seasonal changes in temperature and precipitation while suggesting increasingly harmful effects under more severe climate scenarios […]

Italy 2050, the climate that lies ahead

How much precipitation in the coming decades? How often? What consequences in terms of drought periods and water availability? CMCC researcher Paola Mercogliano illustrates to Ansa the results of CMCC models: we might start to adapt to what it’s currently happening to be ready to address future challenges and realities […]

2014: an unusual, wet, Italian summer

Heavy rainfall that damaged agriculture, affected tourism and overall economy of Italy and the surrounding Mediterranean countries. A study recently published reconstructed those events while trying to understand the physical mechanisms responsible for such abnormal weather […]