April 2, 2008

    Climate Change and the Cities of the Future

    ECF Annual Conference 2008 Alcalá de Henares, April 1-2, 2008 Art, technology and economics, acting in synergy, have a decisive role in stopping the accelerating climate change. Cities are the main source of greenhouse gases emissions: The production of electricity is finally directed to the cities; buildings must be heated and cooled, people and goods […]
    March 28, 2008

    Renewables in the Mediterranean

    German-Italian Cooperation for the Development of Renewable Energies in the Mediterranean – The SuperSmart Grid Berlin, March 28, 2008 The world today is facing increasing energy prices, diminishing fossil energy resources and rapidly increasing energy demand. Today, the price of oil is around 100 $/bbl. Over 60 oil-producing countries have already passed their production peaks; […]
    December 12, 2007

    United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali

    Circe Event Bali, December 12, 2007 Agenda Circe Side Event 15 min. The CIRCE Project Antonio Navarra, CMCC/INGV 15 min. CIRCE – Impact Assessment and the Social Context Laurence Tubiana, IDDRI 15 min. Climate Research Activities in the European Framework Program Elisabeth Lipiatou, DG Research, European Commission
    November 23, 2007

    IPCC Conference 2007

    What’s Next? Policy Responses to the IPCC IV Assessment Report Berlin, November 23, 2007 According to the 4 IPCC Assessment Report (AR4) Greenhouse gas emissions are projected to increase unless further policy measures are put in place. The warming of the planet is now unequivocal and it is almost universally accepted that human activities are […]
    May 26, 2007

    ECF Annual Conference 2007: Financing the Next Industrial Revolution

    Global Investments for Climate and Energy Security Berlin, March 26-27, 2007 Climate change is real. Its impacts can be detected already today and will become far more serious if effective mitigation and adaptation measures are not undertaken. There is widespread agreement that global temperature increase should not exceed 2°C above the pre-industrial level. However, there […]