Launched in 2003, the Master RIDEF 2.0 Reinventing the energy. Renewable, Decentralization, Efficiency, Strong Sustainability is part of the training of the Energy Department of the Politecnico of Milano. The Master provides educational training about issues and innovative topics related to the energy: zero-energy buildings, techniques and building systems solutions, smart networks and grids, and […]
The European Commission adopted new measures to implement the judgment issued last April 2016 by the Court of Justice. As reported in our previous article, the judgment had invalidated the cross-sectoral correction factor (CSCF) used to allocate free allowances from 2013 to 2020 to stationary installations in the scope of EU-ETS, granting 10 months to […]
Are you interested in knowing what’s behind climate change? Which are the impacts and the possible solutions? EPA, US – Environmental Protection Agency, has developed a quick and interactive guide made of videos, animations and dynamic presentations that allows you to explore in detail these issues. See the free course page and start the discovery.
Save the date: from january 15th 2017 till april 2nd 2017, at Casa dei Tre Oci in Venice, an extraordinary photographic exhibition dedicated to one of the most threatened regions as a consequence of the effects of Global Warming caused by induced Climate Change: the Arctic, the northes part of pour planet, including the Arctic […]
«Humanity is sitting on a time bomb. If the greatest world’s scientists are right, we have ten years to avoid a catastrophe that could trigger a destructive spiral in the entire planet’s climate system, with extreme weather, floods, droughts, epidemics and heat waves never recorded before: and we are the cause of this catastrophe.» These […]
Scala Mercalli is a journey through the big environmental issues threatening our planet, a series production which explains both causes and possible solutions to fight and mitigate climate change. In the 2015 season, Luca Mercalli describes climate change through its various manifestations: melting glaciers, droughts and heat waves, floods and hurricanes. In each episode, international […]
NASA satellite measurements do not lie: the disappearance of one of the last pristine regions of the planet is getting closer. According to the latest report from the National Snow and Ice Data Centre of the United States, on 1st June 2016, the extent of the ice covering the Arctic Ocean has amounted to […]
Which are the causes of global warming? Are we still on time to reverse the process? Before the Flood is a realistic and deep analysis of the devastating impacts of climate change on our planet. During his journey, Leonardo DiCaprio meets scientists and activists working daily to create a greater public awareness of the environmental […]
From the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy to the upheaval caused by drought in the Middle East, this groundbreaking documentary event series, produced by National Geographic, provides first-hand reports on those affected by, and seeking solutions to, climate change. Click here to watch the premiere episode of first season.
Starting from an analysis of ineffectiveness of Emission Trading Scheme, whose birth and development are well described and detailed in the first part of the book, the author proposes the incorporation of CO2 in consumed goods whereas than in production processes, in order to give a solution to the common and widespread distorted belief of […]