Dr. Giuseppe Forino works as Senior Researcher at T6-Ecosystems. Giuseppe is a human geographer working on the intersection of human-environment relations in terms of climate change, risks, and disasters. His main research interests include grassroots’ and community initiatives, vulnerability, climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, and socioeconomic impact assessment of environmental and natural resource management. Giuseppe has participated in several interdisciplinary and international research projects. He holds a PhD in Economic Geography (Sapienza- University of Rome, Italy) (2008-2012) and is undertaking a second PhD in Disaster Management (University of Newcastle, Australia) (2014-2018).