We may not have noticed it because the crisis has distracted us, but in the last 3 years in Italy 360 thousand companies have invested in green technologies and 240 thousand jobs (38 of hires in 2012) have been created by companies from the green economy. What is needed now is a large national Green Plan divided into 3 lines: cities, laboratories for experiments in the green economy; the enhancement of the territory; the efficient use of resources.
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On 23 December at Groove, a pre-Christmas evening dedicated to photography and bike sharing. The 11 photographers who sign the 12 author shots that make up ECO / LOGICHE are back on display. This is the 2013 calendar dedicated to Nature interpreted through the female figure. ECO / LOGICHE is the 2013 calendar that Spazio Tangram strongly wanted to pay homage to Planet Earth and Mother Nature.
New Year's barrels represent a real drama for the environment. Smog and fine dust levels rise, the air becomes unbreathable and severe damage is inflicted on pets. Some municipalities in Italy alert citizens with a series of warnings, every year there are many victims of New Year's barrels and it is not just pets but also the human species.
How important is energy efficiency? How are renewable energies spreading and what strategies to apply to make our present more sustainable? The answers to these questions will be made public by the experts present at this year's EnergyMed. EnergyMed is in its sixth edition.
A day climbing the snow capped mountains for the Snow Leopard. If I say Snow Leopard some will think of the old Apple operating system, others will think of the fragile image of the snow leopard. Even an agile and powerful animal like the snow leopard has its frailties and needs our help to preserve its habitat.
At the San Carlo Theater in Naples, Rusalka, the opera by Antonin Dvorak, will be broadcast. It is enough to take a look at the characters to understand that they are wearing recycled costumes: the fabrics of the stage costumes are made from recycled and eco-friendly materials, and the Slovenian fashion designer Mateja Benedetti took care of them.
There will be green works and projects on display at the EOS - Exposition of Sustainability fair scheduled from 17 to 19 May 2013 in Udine. Here then is a great opportunity for artists, designers and garden designers who make the green their message through the choice of eco-friendly materials, or who launch messages of sustainability, also in the sign of reuse.
Traditionally, red is the color of Christmas but for this year some Italian cities have made it a little green. This is the case of Parma and Palermo, two cities so far from each other but so close to the green philosophy. Two trees have been installed in the squares of these cities that use clean energy to light up for the party.
The Lombardy Region is planning a seminar dedicated to the certification of food and wine products destined for non-EU markets, with a specific focus on Russia, India, China and Brazil.The initiative is organized as part of the Lombardia Food & Wine project promoted by the Lombardy Region and Unioncamere Lombardia, and created with the support of Promos.
A public meeting to discuss the experiences gained with the purchase of solar power, the conference is entitled "Solar purchasing experiences in Italy and possible development of the initiative in Pesaro" and was organized by the Municipality of Pesaro within the SEA project- R, co-financed by the European Union.
Impossible not to give space to the results of the Primaries of culture launched online on January 7 by the young people of the FAI. One because the consultation, designed to give a voice to the priorities in the cultural field to be proposed to candidates in the next political elections, collected over 100,000 votes. Two because now we are interested in whether after the elections the promises will be kept.
The business card of EOS - Exposithion of Sustainability, the exhibition dedicated to eco-sustainability scheduled from 17 to 19 May in Udine, is the Udine exhibition center, surrounded by greenery, an example of the green naturally declined in urban planning and architecture. del Cormor, just 10 km from the city center, the Udine exhibition center occupies the structures of a former cotton mill dating back to the end of the 19th century, which equipped conference center and a large green area intended to host events of various kinds.
Sodalitas Social Award is the most authoritative Italian award for Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility projects. Now in its 11th edition this year, the initiative is promoted by the Sodalitas Foundation and aimed at companies and organizations in the Italian market, which have until February 28 to participate (free of charge).
Furniture with environmental certifications, design objects made with recycled material, solutions for pets and a space dedicated to the luxury of today, the vegetable gardens! The vegetable garden is an invaluable asset, thanks to it the family can set about self-producing healthy and wholesome food to bring to the table.
Today, Friday 15, a symbolic appointment with "energy silence" of the now famous Energy Saving Festival, "M’illumino di Meno". The event aims to rationalize energy consumption, so, this afternoon, starting at 18:00, monuments, squares, shop windows, offices, classrooms and private homes will go out.
The second hand clothing chain for children t.riciclo (clothing category); the Opel Ampera (car category); Sant’Anna Bio Bottle (children's drinks category); Waste Recycling (waste management category). And for public bodies: the Municipality of Castellarano (RE), the Municipality of Massarosa (LU) and the Municipality of Montechiarugolo (PR).
On 23 March, at 8.30 pm, the world turns off for an hour: monuments, houses, offices, cities ... everything will remain in the dark to show the commitment of the population, governments and organizations in the fight against climate change. We remain in the dark to promote a sustainable lifestyle. Can a small gesture change the fate of humanity?
Who but Lloyd's? Renewable energies change many things, including the way the energy business is managed. New opportunities, but also new and different risks compared to the past. And when it comes to risks, one cannot fail to mention insurance. This is why Lloyd’s Italia has organized an event entitled The Renewable Energy Insurance.
email protected is the Capitoline event dedicated to zero-emission mobility solutions. It takes place on the occasion of MotoDays, an exhibition dedicated to two-wheelers with engines. The event is scheduled from 7 to 10 March at the Fiera di Roma.The exhibition dedicated to the pedal is in its second edition but can boast large numbers, last year it registered over 128 thousand visitors.
For many people, swimming naked in the ocean is an unforgettable experience that can be done in the dark, in intimacy or at most with some family member! For many people this is the case but not for the swimmers of Skinny Sydney, the first bathroom in the world where you can swim for 900 meters completely naked.
Forget-me-not is also the flower that peeps in the meadows these days Italian schools are largely insecure, energetically inefficient, sometimes literally falling apart. Forget-me-nots seem to tell those who use them, but the state struggles to provide because it can't or because it can't.