Professor at the University of Tuscia, Department for Innovation on Biological, Agro-food and Forest Systems, Director of the European mediterranean center on climate change.
In 2007, he was awarded the Nobel peace prize as part of an intergovernmental group of experts that assesses the risk of global climate change caused by man-made factors. Scientists received the award ‘for studying the consequences of global climate change caused by human activity, and developing measures for their possible prevention’.
The owner of other prestigious international awards and prizes — Nornbert Gember, the European scientific council, the European federation of ecologists, Max Planck, Ernst Haeckel and the title “Best ecologist in Europe — 2015”.