Energy for Italy: call on the Government for a National Conference on climate change
Sep19

Energy for Italy: call on the Government for a National Conference on climate change

Energy for Italy, a group of university teachers and researchers, has written an open letter to the Government, asking the Italian Prime Minister and the competent Ministers to convene a National Conference to debate the issues posed by climate change. Here you can read the letter in...

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Remarks on SEN – National Energy Strategy 2017
Sep14

Remarks on SEN – National Energy Strategy 2017

On May 10, the italian government presented the National Energy Strategy, a document that explains the approach to ensure sustainable energy development and, at the same time, to keep faith to Paris commitments on Climate Change. CDCA and A Sud ONLUS wrote a series of observations based on several studies, essays and researches published by academic departments that demostrate how this strategy is unsuitable to reach sustainable...

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G7 Environment: a DECOLOGUE of 100 scientists and 200 organizations
Jun09

G7 Environment: a DECOLOGUE of 100 scientists and 200 organizations

G7 Environment: 100 scientists and 200 organizations launch in Bologna the “DECOLOGUE for an ecological society”. 10 points and 78 practical proposal for a zero-carbon and zero-poison Italy Today the Decologue for an ecological society was launched in Bologna. It was drafted and promoted by representatives of the scientific and academic community and by about 200 associations working at national level to promote environmental...

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Pesticides: poison is served
May24

Pesticides: poison is served

The dossier “Poison is served”, realized in 2017 by A Sud, Navdanya International and the Documentation Centre on Environmental Conflicts (CDCA), describes the history, evolution and risks of the use of pesticides in agriculture around the world. It focuses on scientific studies, legislation and cases, actions promoted by companies to weaken the law and grassroots movements promoted by citizens, farmers and social organizations. Its...

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ToxicBio: a guerrilla narrative project
Mar23

ToxicBio: a guerrilla narrative project

TOXICBIO is a KTH EHL project funded the by Seed Box, a Mistra-Formas Environmental Humanities Collaboratory. A new genre in the US environmental writing, toxic autobiography is a distinct product of marginalized groups denouncing the environmental injustice in which they feel trapped. Toxic autobiographies are a prototype of counter-history, challenging mainstream narratives on progress, common good, and science. They represent a...

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Sign the ECI against Glyphosate!
Feb13

Sign the ECI against Glyphosate!

SIGN THE ECI AGAINST GLIPHOSATE www.stopglyphosate.org  Did you know a poisonous, potentially cancer-inducing chemical could be present in your body?  This is possible because our food is being sprayed with it. In fact, scientists have found traces of the hazardous chemical Glyphosate in the urine of nearly 1 in 2 people tested. Glyphosate is a common pesticide, used on everything from food to gardens. The World Health Organisation...

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