JEREMY RIFKIN BRINGS THE “INTERNET OF THINGS” IN VENICE

      Jeremy Rifkin was the keynote speaker at the informal EU Council, inaugural event of the Italian Semester, during the Digital Venice Conference   On the 8th of July Jeremy Rifkin delivered a speech to inspire the starting Italian Presidency in the direction of the Internet of Things, as well as the Zero Marginal Cost Economy, the digitalization [...]

Rifkin’s revolution in Venice

Jeremy Rifkin brings the Third Industrial Revolution vision to the Italian EU Presidency inaugural event with Renzi and Kroes, the ...

Russian scientists urge 10-year ban on genetically modified products

  Russian scientists are calling for a 10-year moratorium on GMOs to thoroughly study their influence on human health, stressing that ...

Second Life: Reuse chain project for Zero Waste communities

  The European strategy for the virtuous closure of the waste cycle imposes a precise hierarchy, that of three R's: Reduce, ...

CTRL+P: Printing Australia’s largest solar cells

  Scientists have produced the largest flexible, plastic solar cells in Australia – 10 times the size of what they were ...

Large-scale Photovoltaic system integration feasible at modest cost – New report published by PVParity.eu

  On October 4th 2013 the partners of the PV Parity project presented the main outcomes of the project during the ...

Jeremy Rifkin presents the Third Industrial Revolution’s Master Plan for the French region of Nord Pas de Calais

  On October 25th Jeremy Rifkin presented the Third Industrial Revolution's Master Plan in conclusion of Lille's 2013 World Forum.    5000 people coming from all ...

EPIA: A strong industrial policy is crucial for Europe’s PV industry future

  To maintain and develop a strong PV-industry base in the long run, Europe needs a strong industrial policy that stimulates ...

France unveils €3.5 billion plan for Third Industrial Revolution

  French President François Hollande hopes to create 470,000 jobs by injecting €3.5 billion in 34 key industrial sectors, but he ...

China and the Third Industrial Revolution – Bloomberg interview with Jeremy Rifkin

  Jeremy Rifkin, president of the FOET and best-selling author of the book The Third Industrial Revolution, just finished a two-week-long ...

Daniele Marescotti on a mission for CETRI-TIRES: from South Italy to Sweden to find a solution for the health of Taranto

  On October 5th the mission of Daniele Marescotti in Stockholm has begun. The aim is to have a closer look ...

Meet MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, the world’s largest solar-powered boat

"At 10 o’clock this morning (Sept. 25th), the TPS moored in front of the Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly ...

A new approach to Eco Civilization – Closed Cycle Green Environment – by Alberto Cordioli

  Closed Cycle Green Environment means a new model of development for our Civilization within the System Nature

Why Toyota and GM Are Pushing Fuel-Cell Cars to Market

  Hydrogen-powered vehicles have been out of the spotlight for years, but they’re about to make a surprising comeback.

Ten Urgent Reasons to Reject Nuclear Power Now – Jim McCluskey on truth-out.org

  Many citizens do not want nuclear power. They know it is both far too dangerous and far too expensive. UK ...


CETRI-TIRES meets Greenpeace: NO to offshore drills in Sicily’s seas, YES to Solar energy for everyone

  CETRI-TIRES meets Greenpeace and the Rainbow Warrior, the ship that has fought and fights so many battles over the seas ...


Jeremy Rifkin presents his new book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society

  Jeremy Rifkin, the American economist who invented and described the concepts of the Third Industrial Revolution, has recently published a ...


Toyota’s bet for future green cars technology is Hydrogen: “Our FCV will be as succesful as Prius”

In an escalation of the auto industry's war of words over future green technologies, a senior Toyota executive singled out ...


China announces $82 billion plan for a Third Industrial Revolution Energy Internet. Meanwhile, TIR spreads around the globe

Liu Zhenya, Chairman of the Chinese State Grid Corporation, lays out China's ambitious plan to lead the world into the Third ...


Youth Employment: First Forum of Young MEP-MP – Brussels Dec 5th

  The First Forum of Young members of national European Parliaments, organized by the Youth Intergroup of the European Parliament and ...


British MEP Chris Davies: “EU’s current carbon capture strategy has collapsed”

  The Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Strategy of the European Union has collapsed. CETRI-TIRES welcomes this as very good news!


EPIA and BSW Solar organize the First European PV Grid Forum – Oct. 22nd, London

  EPIA, the European Photovoltaic Industry Association, in collaboration with BSW Solar, organized the First European PV Grid Forum.


The cloud of Rifkin – by Marco Sambati

  The behavior of man along the course of its existence on planet Earth can be metaphorically compared to those of ...


Peru to power 2 Million of its poorest citizens with photovoltaic

  The country of Peru is looking to provide free electricity to over 2 million of its poorest citizens by harvesting ...


Cost-Effective UK Fuel Cell Tests As Durable As Diesel Engine

  On June 27th ACAL Energy Ltd. said its cost-cutting hydrogen fuel cell design has achieved a new benchmark for durability ...


June 16th 2013: energy from renewable sources covers the whole Italian energy demand!

  Bookmark this date, because it is a milestone in the history of Italian renewable energies: Sunday, June 16th, for two ...


Carbon Market Watch: Crunch-time for aviation emissions

  Flying is bad for the climate: Jet fuel emissions account for 5% of global GHG emissions. On top of that ...


June 27, Amsterdam: The Future of Urban Gardening

  Urban Gardening, Urban Farming or Urban Agriculture is the practice of cultivating, processing, and distributing food in or around a ...


Two independent scientific tests confirm anomalous heat production in Andrea Rossi’s E-Cat

  A group of Italian and Swedish scientists from Bologna and Uppsala have just published their report on two tests lasting ...


Ana Aguado, CEO of Friends of the Supergrid, interviewed by europeanvoice.com

  As lobby groups go, the Friends of the Supergrid is unusual. Rather than representing an industrial sector or a social ...


2015 Toyota fuel cell vehicle will cost between $50,000 and $100,000

  The cost of a completed hydrogen fuel cell vehicle is 1/20th of what it was when current prototypes were being ...


Hydrogen-powered passenger boat takes to Bristol’s waters

  Via bbc.co.uk A hydrogen-powered passenger boat has begun operating in Bristol's harbour. Commissioned for the city council's Green Capital initiative, Hydrogenesis ...


About Suntech’s crackdown: What’s happening to the PV industry? – by Peter Marchl

  In the press we could read about new developments in the Chinese photovoltaic industry: Suntech, the biggest Chinese producer, is ...


STOP VIVISECTION: one million signatures to stop useless medical experimentation on animals

Dear friends,   STOP VIVISECTION gives european citizens the opportunity to say NO to animal experimentation and urge the European Union to take ...


Jeremy Rifkin at the Supergrid 2013 Conference : “The Internet of Energy is inevitable”

  Jeremy Rifkin, the american economist and thinker born in Colorado, author of several books, the first one written 40 years ...


European Single Market for Gas & Electricity: Making the EU Internal Energy Market Work

  EU Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger and his staff organized the Second Conference (here a report of the first one, held in 2011) ...


The beginning of the end for centralised generation? The “solar revolution” is making traditional generation unprofitable

  On May 17, 2010, E.ON, the biggest electricity utility in Germany, opened a brand new 860MW combined cycle gas-fired power ...


GlobalData’s Jonathan Lane: “The EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive is a hammer blow for Smart Metering in Europe”

  In October 2012, the European Parliament approved the hotly debated Energy Efficiency Directive. The document introduces specific energy saving measures ...


Carbon Market Watch: Doha decisions on the Kyoto surplus explained

  At COP 18 in Doha at the end of 2012, Parties decided how to deal with the large surplus of ...


Hyundai Fuel Cell SUV iX35 to be presented to the upcoming Geneva Motor Show – Nino Marchetti on earthtechling.com

  Has Hyundai won the race to get the first hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicle into assembly line production? They seem ...


Bill Emmott on The Times: “Beppe Grillo’s success should send shockwaves across Europe. Angry Voters want a new, positive vision”

  Bill Emmott, former editor of the Economist and co-writer with the Italian Annalisa Piras of the docu-movie Girlfriend in a Coma gives ...


Hydrogen-powered cars: The future, finally

  Our correspondent Byron McCormick signaled this interesting article appeared in The Economist that focuses on the recently formed cooperation partnerships among car ...


Mike Silva on Bloomberg: Hyundai’s Fuel Cell Car Drives More Smoothly Than Popular Hybrids

  Like a regular SUV, Hyundai's fuel-cell-powered Tucson lets you cover about 370 miles on a single tank. Its silent power ...

SOLAR SCHOOL ADOPTIONS

  The Solar School Adoptions Project is dedicated to children and to the Sun, both inexhaustible sources of life, light, warmth ...