Curated & Moderated by:
Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou
Carlo Barbante

Carlo Barbante

Director of Italy's Institute of Polar Sciences

Carlo Barbante is Director of the Institute of Polar Sciences of the CNR and Professor at the Ca’Foscari University of Venice, where he works on paleoclimatic reconstructions in polar regions. He has participated in several expeditions in polar regions and in the Alps. As a Professor of Earth's Climate at Ca'Foscari Harvard Summer School, he has been awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant by the European Research Council. He has also been Professor at the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei and is an elected member of the Accademia delle Scienze detta dei XL and the Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti.  

What is happening in polar regions, doesn’t stay in polar regions. It affects the ocean, the atmosphere, and the continents at lower latitudes.