Professor Carlo Carraro is Professor of Environmental Economics and Econometrics at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University. He has been President of the University of Venice from 2009 to 2014 and Director of the Department of Economics from 2005 to 2008. In 2008, he has been elected Vice-Chair of the Working Group III and Member of the Bureau of the Nobel Laureate Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He is Director of the Climate Change and Sustainable Development Programme of the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, and Director of the International Centre for Climate Governance. He is a member of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform Advisory Committee and of the Scientific Committee of the International Human Dimensions Programme. He is a Research Fellow of the CEPR (Center for Economic Policy Research), and of the CESifo (Center of Economic Studies ), and Associate Research Fellow, CEPS (Center of Economic Policy Studies ). He belongs to the Executive Board of the Euro Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change.