A good news for the environment: renewable electricity generation exceeded fossil fuel generation, for the first time ever. In the first half of 2020, renewables – wind, solar, hydro and bioenergy – generated 40% of the EU-27’s electricity, whereas...
During 2020, treatment plants started recovering almost 480 thousand tonnes of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). This is what emerges from the WEEE Management Report 2020, which summarises the results of the annual declarations made by the plants...
Plastic in the seas is one of the most alarming phenomena caused by excessive consumption of plastic material and its incorrect disposal and recycling. The danger is mainly due to the fact that marine animals ingest particles of plastic...
The Chinese government has signalled an end to the human consumption of dogs, with the agriculture ministry today releasing a draft policy that would forbid canine meat. Following the coronavirus pandemic, the Asian nation is developing food safety guidelines...
After electric bicycles, shared electric scooters arrive in Rome. According to the mayor Virginia Raggi, they will be around 16 thousand throughout the city and they will be deployed in a short time to meet the needs of the...
Italy approved the Climate Decree. "It is an important result for the country. One of the first decrees of this government is on environmental protection and on combating climate change." Environment Minister Sergio Costa communicated the news and explained in detail all...
Improve the sustainability and resilience of the economic system by ensuring a just and inclusive transition. This is one of the six macro targets of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), the investment program that Italy will present...
The European Commission has announced an ambition to generate €1 trillion to finance its European Green Deal. The commission threw down the gauntlet to EU member states and the European Parliament yesterday by emphasizing the urgency of pushing through the climate change funding...
"If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live" a prediction, never scientifically confirmed and attributed to Albert Einstein which, however, turns the spotlight on the very important role...
The Ministry of Ecological Transition, one of the novelties of the government led by Mario Draghi, begins to take shape. As we suspected, the Ecological Transition conceived by the new government and led by the faithful Roberto Cingolani, has...

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