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Giacomo Falchetta

Research Scholar

Integrated Assessment and Climate Change Research Group

Energy, Climate, and Environment Program

Biography

Giacomo Falchetta is a research scholar in the Integrated Assessment and Climate Change Research Group of the IIASA Energy, Climate, and Environment Program, where he works on the Long-term Europe Africa Partnership on Renewable Energy (LEAP-RE), a joint initiative of the European Union and African Union. He joined IIASA in October 2021, after being affiliated with the institute as a guest research scholar between 2018 and 2019.

Falchetta is also affiliated with the Euro Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) and before joining IIASA, he worked as a research fellow in the Future Energy Program (FEP) at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), a sustainability science research center based in Milan, Italy. An environmental economist by training, he carries out applied research on the nexus between energy, water, climate change, and economic development with a particular focus on the use of geographic information system (GIS) data and methodologies.

He holds a PhD from the Department of International Economics of the Catholic University of Milan, an MSc in Environmental and Climate Change Economics from the London School of Economics, and a BSc in Economics and Social Sciences from the Free University of Bolzano-Bozen. He has authored several publications in international journals.


Last update: 26 JUN 2023

Publications

Carr, D., Wing, I.S., Falchetta, G. , & De Cian, E. (2024). Population Aging and Heat Exposure in the 21st Century: Which World Regions Are at Greatest Risk? The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences 79 (4) glae053. 10.1093/gerona/glae053.

Carr, D., Wing, I.S., Falchetta, G. , & De Cian, E. (2024). Population Aging and Heat Exposure in the 21st Century: Which World Regions Are at Greatest Risk? The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences 79 (4) 10.1093/gerona/glae053.

Mazzone, A., De Cian, E., Falchetta, G. , Jani, A., Mistry, M., & Khosla, R. (2023). Understanding systemic cooling poverty. Nature Sustainability 6 1533-1541. 10.1038/s41893-023-01221-6.