CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Climate Risk

At CICERO, we conduct interdisciplinary research that informs evidence-based decision making about physical and transitional climate risk. We work with a wide range of decision makers, from policy makers to financial investors.

CICERO Climate Risk Series

Tipping points, cascading risks and conflicts in hot spots of climate-society interaction

April 15, 15:00 - 16:00 CET

Risk Auditing: how can we measure progress in disaster reduction?

February 18, 16:00 - 17:00

Catastrophe modelling and the use of loss data from the insurance sector

February 25th, 2020. To be able to quantify and reduce climate risks, methods and tools are developed for assessment andmapping of risk. 

What is Risk and Climate Change Risk? Some risk science reflections

November 8th: In this presentation Professor Aven will provide some perspectives and reflections on how to conceptualize and describe risk and climate change risk. The point of departure for the talk is the recent report from the Norway’s Climate Risk Commission (in particular Appendix 1 on risk and uncertainty) and current generic risk science knowledge.

Climate Risk Assessment with impact chains

October 15th, 11:30 am. In this presentation, Marc Zebisch from Eurac Research (Italy) will introduce a methodological framework for risk assessment which has been developed for practical applications form a national to subnational scale in developed countries as well as in developing countries. We will discuss pros and cons of this pragmatic approach, including the option for participative and qualitative elements.

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