Green technology and eco-efficient firms as an opportunity to promote financial de-risking

Core engines of innovation, growth, job creation and social cohesion in high-income and emerging economies, as well as low-income developing countries. How to support low-carbon and environmental small, medium and micro-sized enterprises? Three recommendations that will ensure that the G20 can promote the financing of the transition towards sustainability and resilience by leveraging low-carbon innovation, from a study recently published on Economics. Among the authors, CMCC researcher Elena Verdolini […]

International Day for Disaster Reduction: a snapshot of the CMCC research

Held every 13 October, the day celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters. The CMCC Foundation is at the forefront – with its researchers and projects – to address this issue and provide concrete recommendations and solutions […]

Valuing climate services in the cogeneration framework: evidences from the CLARA project

Climate services can make communities, critical infrastructure, businesses and ecosystems more resilient to climate impacts. Elisa Delpiazzo, researcher at CMCC Foundation and Ca’Foscari University, showed the key role of their economic evaluation presenting some insights from the CLARA project. Watch the video […]

INQUIMUS 2018 workshop: methods and tools to assess multi-hazard risk, vulnerability and resilience

Why do we need multi-risk assessments? What are the gaps? How can IT help us in understanding multi-risk dynamics and in validating? Call for papers for the 5th edition of the INQUIMUS interactive workshop, that will take place in Venice in December, has been postponed: the new deadline is 10 August 2018 […]

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. […]

Climate change reshaping wine geography

How climate change could transform the world’s wine map? Droughts, erratic swings in temperature, and earlier ripening may make viticulture more difficult. Renowned regions producing high quality wines may soon become unsuitable for raising grapes, a study on the impacts of climate change on wine production and resilience shows […]

Predicting to prevent

What information is necessary to be “weather smart” and “climate ready”, and how is it produced? On World Meteorology Day, Silvio Gualdi weather forecasts and climate predictions, and why they are important for our societies. […]

Natural hazards: towards an integrated approach

How do people make decisions in the context of climate change risks and environmental conflicts? How can we measure their impacts? A clearer system of classification of disasters, an improvement of loss accounting mechanisms and a refocusing on extensive forms of risk can offer new possibilities for developing a more coherent path towards disaster risk reduction and sustainable development
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INQUIMUS workshop series: integrating different assessment methodologies for multi-dimensional phenomena

How can scientific assessments inform decisions for problem solving in practice? As part of targeted efforts to disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, a critical scientific discussion on assessments methods to identify common achievements and challenges. On September 19-21, 2017, in Bolzano, Italy. Deadline for abstracts submission: 4 August 2017 […]

Building local resilience to climate disaster risk

The Best Climate Practices 2017 contest is on! This new edition is focused on Disaster risk reduction, an essential piece of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Participate and send your proposal by May 31st, 2017. […]