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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...

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...

Ecosystem services: when Nature is our partner

Although we experience this kind of partnership with Nature every day, almost all of the times and for almost all of the people living on this planet, the definition of ecosystem services is unknown. Yet, every time...

Biodiversity: where the world is making progress – and where it’s not

The future of biodiversity hangs in the balance. World leaders are gathering to review international targets and make new pledges for action to stem wildlife declines. Depending on whether you are a...

How to reverse global wildlife declines by 2050

Species are going extinct at an unprecedented rate. Wildlife populations have fallen by more than two-thirds over the last 50 years, according to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund. The...

The urban forest of the future: how to turn our cities into Treetopias

The 21st century is the urban century. It has been forecast that urban areas across the world will have expanded by more than 2.5 billion people by 2050. The scale and speed of urbanisation has created significant...