Author: Anna Ferrari

Circular Economy in the Italian Recovery and Resilience Plan

It is well known that Italy will benefit from the highest quota of the “NextGenerationEU”, the temporary financial instrument drafted by the European Commission to help member states recover from the coronavirus pandemic. In particular, Italy will receive a total of 172,7 billion of euro and the Italian Prime Minister, Mario Draghi, affirmed that such money will be used to render Italy greener, more digital and committed to research and…

US re-joining the Paris Agreement: what happened and what’s next

It has become common knowledge that climate change is a crisis that requires immediate attention and solutions. Yet, the pathway of collaboration towards reversing the damages caused so far has been interrupted by former US President Donald Trump. In this regard, he signed the withdrawal of the US from the Paris Agreement, an international binding pact signed by 196 countries in 2015, which aims at limiting global warming to below…

Debunking myths about sustainability

2 truths and 1 lie: a game, a way to communicate sustainability Who said that a sustainable lifestyle is all work and no fun? Definitely, this is not the approach of the European Commission, since Vice President, Frans Timmermans, participated in a Facebook LIVE event to play the game “2 truths 1 lie”. The public was composed of many environment-enthusiasts, such as two Climate Pact Ambassadors, the civil society and…