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New IPCC report, how to mitigate climate change

IPCC's message in the new report is clear: unless there are immediate and deep emission reductions in all sectors, the 1.5°C limit is out of reach. The good news is that there is growing evidence of a commitment to...

10 actions to reduce oil use, according to the International Energy Agency

How can oil consumption be reduced in 4 months and policies made more efficient in the long term? In the face of the emerging global energy crisis triggered by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the International Energy...

Sustainability at the time of the Serenissima: forest management

Marin Sanudo, also known as Marino Sanuto the Younger, was born in Venice on 22 May 1466. He came from the ancient patrician Candiani-Sanudo family, a leading figure in Venetian history from the very beginning and...

The protection of the environment and biodiversity is now included in the Italian Constitution

February 2022 is an important month for the Italian Constitution, because it finally introduces the protection and protection of the environment, biodiversity and ecosystems in a clear, black and white way. A vital...

The speech of David Attenborough at COP26

Your excellencies, delegates, ladies and gentlemen, as you spend the next two weeks, debating, negotiating, persuading and compromising, as you surely must, it’s easy to forget that ultimately the emergency climate...

Why are we talking about the climate crisis and emergency, and not about climate change?

Before man arrived on planet Earth, the conditions of the planet changed over time, sometimes violently, other times more gradually. All these changes produced the favorable conditions for life to develop as we know it...

Your purchases on Venipedia help new carbon removal technologies

The removal of carbon in the atmosphere is essential to combat climate change and the current ongoing climate crisis. But we are late. Bazzmann + Venipedia, through its Virtuosa initiative, already actively...

What 'calle', 'piazza', 'campo', 'campiello' and 'campazzo' stand for, in Venice

Do not ask the Venetians where such a square or such a street is located because you would hear the answer that in Venice there is only one square and it is in the San Marco district, that is Piazza San Marco, and only...

The legendary origin and foundation of Venice

There are not many cities that can be defined as legendary, but Venice and its history have succeeded in the enterprise, starting from their birth. What, then, is the legend? It is a short story that arises when...

The Grand Canal that Canaletto and Guardi could have painted if they had been Irish

There is the Grand Canal portrayed from dozens of angles and panoramic points, first by the great 18th-century Venetian landscape painters such as Canaletto or Francesco Guardi, then by professional photographers or...

Artworks safe from climate change with the new Louvre Conservation Center

Protect artworks from climate change. In an era in which the certainty of an increasingly critical climate has become a reality, where the risk of more frequent and more intense flooding forces all coastal realities to...

How is an illuminated manuscript made?

All over the world, in cultural archives and in private collections, there are precious witnesses of what can be placed at the dawn of modern publishing: manuscripts. In Italy, some of these can also be consulted...