Fit for 55, carbon tax and sustainable investments

On 14th July 2021, the European Commission proposed the package to combat climate change and stimulate the green transition. When the European Green Deal was announced in December 2019,...

Chemical recycling subsidies harm the circular economy

To support the development of the circular economy a strong focus on mechanical recycling of plastics is needed. We cannot agree with regulatory incentives for chemical recycling, which is...

New methodologies to monitor microplastics in lakes

Investigating the risk of microplastics in lakes, developing a standardised and innovative methodological framework for sampling, analysing and monitoring the presence of this emerging pollutant in lake waters. This...

ENEA and Shell Energy together for the hydrogen supply chain

ENEA and Shell Energy Italia have signed a three-year collaboration agreement for the research and development of innovative technologies in the field of hydrogen, with a particular focus on...

Sustainable development: the social role of business

In Italy, we are waiting for the principle of environmental protection and sustainable development to be enshrined in the Constitution; this would strengthen existing and subsequent legislation, which would...

Energy storage: the first European network is set up

This is the challenge of the European StoRIES (Storage Research Infrastructure Eco-System) project, coordinated by researchers at the Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), which involves a total of 47...