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The story of stuff

The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It’ll teach you something, it’ll make you laugh, […]


An update on Climate Change by CMCC

In this video (in Italian), published by the experts of CMCC (Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change), an alarming overview of Climate Change evidence and expected trends is very clearly presented and commented. If GHG emissions are not curbed decisively by 2030, it will be very difficult to keep the average annual earth temperature increase below 2°C; a trend which threatens ever more dire consequences for our […]

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Natural Capitalism

In Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution, published in 1999, authors Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins and Hunter Lovins describe the essential relationship between capitalism, natural resources and ecosystem services through which economic dynamics and profit are possible. Amory Lovins explores the topic of the Natural Capitalism in the video below. Available in English with […]


Al Gore – Averting the climate crisis

Al Gore, joint winner of the 2007 Nobel peace prize, together with the IPPC (Intergovernal Panel on Climate Change) “for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change”, introduces the challenge of the new millennium: The causes, […]

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Ray Anderson – The business logic of sustainability

How much does it pay to be green? Perhaps we can find out with the help of Ray Anderson, founder of Interface, the company that has been making carpeting for decades. Aside from fresh designs and innovative products, Flor has a deep commitment to sustainability — exemplified by its Mission Zero plan. Flor has increased sales and doubled profits […]