Impacts of Climate Change on Ecosystem Services

Impacts of Climate Change on Ecosystem Services

June 23, 2015

A one-day workshop at the Politecnico di Milano organized by Marino Gatto (Politecnico di Milano, Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere), Frank Raes (Joint Research Centre, Ispra), and Roberto Zoboli (Università Cattolica, Milano) in collaboration with the European Union

Welcome messages and introduction

speakers: Marino Gatto, Workshop organizer, Politecnico di Milano (Italy) [slides download]
Giovanni Azzone, Rector of the Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Giancarlo Caratti di Lanzacco, European committee for EXPO

Is the biosphere carbon limited?

speaker: Christian Körner, University of Basel, Basel (Switzerland)

Climate change and the water cycle

speaker: Renzo Rosso, Politecnico di Milano, Milano (Italy)

The human footprint on the oceans

speaker: Stephen Palumbi, Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Pacific Grove (USA)

Infectious diseases and climate change

speaker: Mercedes Pascual, University of Chicago, Chicago (USA)

The international climate governance

speaker: Carlo Carraro, Centro Euromediterraneo sui cambiamenti climatici, Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei, Venezia (Italy)

The mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions

speaker: Stefano Consonni, Politecnico di Milano, Milano (Italy)

Final wrap-up and open discussion

moderators: Alessandro Cescatti, JRC, Ispra (Italy) [slides download] and Stefano Caserini, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)