1st Mediterranean Assessment Report (MAR1)

Climate and Environmental Change in the Mediterranean Basin Current Situation and Risks for the Future

The First Mediterranean Assessment Report (MAR1) prepared by the MedECC was published in November 2020. MAR1 assesses the best available scientific knowledge on climate and environmental change and associated risks in the Mediterranean Basin in order to render it accessible to policymakers, stakeholders and citizens. The report includes a Summary for Policymakers (SPM), translated in 5 languages, which comprises the key messages of the MAR1. The report has been written by 190 scientists from 25 countries, all contributing in individual capacity and without financial compensation. 

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Future reports

Between 2021 and 2023 MedECC works on the preparation of four Special Reports on the following themes:

  • Coastal risks
  • Climate-water-energy-food-ecosystems nexus
  • Environmental change, conflict and human migration
  • Mitigation and energy transition

Other outputs 

Atlas of projected temperature and precipitation changes

November 2020

A preliminary assessment of risk associated to climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean

April 2019


Newsletter archives

Interwievs with eleven MedECC researchers (December 2019)