The Climatologist opinion: Luca Mercalli's interview

Mercalli (Turin, 1966), climatologist, master in mountain sciences at the Université de Savoie-Mont-Blanc, director of the Nimbus magazine, presides the Società Meteorologica Italiana, a national association founded in 1865. He deals with research on climates and alpine glaciers, teaches environmental sustainability in different schools and universities in Italy…

10 startups to watch enabling a more circular economy in the B2B market.

With environmental issues negatively progressing by the day, companies are starting to rethink their production patterns so as to eliminate waste and to achieve the continual use of resources. For a more circular economy to become a reality, new and innovative ways have to be developed to enable companies to move away from a linear production model.

10 startups in the construction sector to watch

It is well known that the construction sector has harmful consequences for the environment, contributing to climate change, air and water pollution, and waste dumping. To change this trend, it is necessary to find new alternatives that replace conventional building materials in innovative and more sustainable ways.

How Hydrogen will give Oxygen to the European economy

When Jeremy Rifkin wrote the The hydrogen economy book in 2002, very few people were ready to bet that his vision would become the new economic strategy of Europe one day.

The CLIMATE Lexicon

The debate on the climate crisis and the related policy response is full of terms and notions that derive from the climate science. Such terms, however, are widely used by businesses, governments and financial institutions to communicate climate targets and actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change

10 European startups developing plastic alternatives to watch

It’s no secret that plastic pollution is one of the most pressing environmental problems caused by human activity. Some startups are developing some disruptive plastic alternatives.

What are the Hotspots for CleanTech Startups in Europe?

Our data show CleanTech has become a major industry trend in Europe over the past years.

Climate and the future: pacta servanda sunt

Agreements must be respected, this is the meaning of one of the most famous Latin phrases. What might it mean today in the context of the climate crisis?

Our green innovation magazine

We are pleased to present a new project, which arose for the benefit of those who work for a sustainable economy, to be well-informed on essential and strategic information. On this webpage we’ll be able to exchange information and messages on sustainability, innovation and climate action.

Paris Agreement and the European Green Deal

In December 2015, 196 countries adopted a legally binding international treaty on climate change the so-called Paris Agreement. In doing so, the majority of the world’s countries agreed in implementing a plan of actions toward limiting the global temperature to well below 2oC, preferably to 1.5 oC, compared to pre-industrial levels (taken as 1850-1900). 

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change…

AI for Sustainability

Artificial Intelligence can be looked upon as a tool (but remember: a fool with a tool is still a fool!) or as a totally new technology that like wheel, steam engine, electricity and internet will lift mankind to the next level. If the latter is right, what can AI do to mitigate our climate crisis, to speed up renewable energy, foster a cradle-to-cradle economy and replace harmful materials like plastics?

10 clean energy startups to watch in 2021

Despite the Covid-19 crisis, the demand for electricity-generating technologies from renewable sources continues to grow. Out-of-the-box approaches remain central for speeding up the transition towards a more sustainable economy. Eutopia – the largest AI-powered database of green startups in Europe – is thrilled to kick off the new collaboration with its strategic partner talenteco sharing a selection of the 10 most promising green startups to watch in 2021.

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