The potential carbon neutrality of sustainable viticulture

Sustainable viticulture allows food production with a potential carbon neutrality without exacerbating climate change: it’s the important result achieved by a study recently […]

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 […]

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 […]


Europeans will not be able to live prosperous and healthy lives on a peaceful European continent in 2050 if they don’t reduce by 80% the amount of natural resources used for nutrition, housing, mobility and lifestyle needs. All the results of the #Think2030 new report […]

Climate change: the organic farming potential

Cutting down the emissions by 60% while reaching the double objective of providing healthy food and mitigation strategies: organic farming could represent a pathway to achieve these goals. All the outcomes in the study of the CMCC Foundation on wholemeal bread production in Italy […]

Water and economic instruments

A lecture delivered by Carlos Dionisio Pérez-Blanco, Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow and CMCC researcher, on the economic instruments, such as water charges, water markets and water buyback, that can be used to protect water basins from overexploitation […]

Responding to the climate change challenge with adaptation and innovation

A meeting organized in Bologna to develop innovative projects and collaboration on mitigation and adaptation while fostering innovation to cope with climate issues and carbon emission reduction target […]

The 2013 ICCG Best Climate Practices Award goes to New York

Prof. Carlo Carraro awards the NYC Mayor Mr. Bloomberg for the New York City’s Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency, the initiative that aims to transform the city into a highly resilient urban space with respect to all expected climate impacts and in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy […]

New York City’s Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency awarded as the 2013 Best Climate Practice

Announcement of the winners of the 2013 ICCG Best Climate Practices Awards for Climate Change and Urban Resilience […]

Carbon and Sustainability Managers with the Master in Sustainability and Carbon Footprint Management

A Ca’ Foscari Challenge School master aimed at new, emerging professional roles. Deadline for applications: 30th September 2013

Shooting the Climate Change. Online the Think Forward Film Festival website

Information and news about movies, documentaries, the contest and the side events in the framework of the festival’s second edition (Venice, 30 Nov / 1 Dec 2012)

Future Earth: a new global platform for sustainability research presented at Planet Under Pressure

A new 10-year initiative unifying and scaling up existing ICSU-sponsored global environmental change activities, which aims to deliver knowledge to enable societies to meet their sustainable development goals in the next decades