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Italian bureaucracy is killing energy efficiency. In whose interest?

mar 27th, 2015 | By L | Category: centrale_EN, evidence_EN

Professor Livio de Santoli, author of the Rome SEAP (Sustainable Energy Action Plan) speaks up against Italian bureaucracy that’s preventing Italy from reaching its European Energy Efficiency targets “Italian Bureaucracy is not making it easy for energy efficiency in building in Italy.  Acvtually it is making it harder, contrary to what the EU is dictating. [...]

Big News From China!

nov 18th, 2014 | By L | Category: Documents, centrale_EN

Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports that the new Premier of China, Li Keqiang, “Is a fan of American economist Jeremy Rifkin.”The Chinese press released a biographical sketch on the new Premier stating that he is interested in The Third Industrial Revolution book and economic model to help prepare China for a new era of sustainable development. According [...]

We are now in the end game in the second Industrial revolution…”

nov 6th, 2014 | By L | Category: Documents, centrale_EN, evidence_EN

A New Start for Europe. This is the slogan on the banner hanging high on the Berlaymont Palace. And here we go…Brussels again. First at the Polytalk Summit in Palais d’Egmont, and afterward in the Commission to meet the Vice President for Digital Europe, Andrus Ansip, and then in the Parliament to meet President Martin [...]

MeshFunder: Crowdfunding for Commons

ago 5th, 2014 | By L | Category: sinistra_EN

MeshFunder is the new platform for smart, distributed Communities, whose aim is to bring together citizens, SMEs and Public Institutions, providing them with the right tools to empower Communities for a transition to a circular economy.   The way to reach a circular, sustainable and fair economy is to develop smart, sustainable, collaborative projects through [...]


lug 18th, 2014 | By L | Category: Documents

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lug 18th, 2014 | By L | Category: Documents, evidence_EN

  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 [...]

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

lug 5th, 2014 | By L | Category: centrale_EN

  CETRI-TIRES meets Greenpeace and the Rainbow Warrior, the ship that has fought and fights so many battles over the seas of the whole world for the protection of the oceans and to spread the principles of sustainability, respect for Nature and environmental commitment.

Rifkin’s revolution in Venice

lug 4th, 2014 | By L | Category: sinistra_EN

Jeremy Rifkin brings the Third Industrial Revolution vision to the Italian EU Presidency inaugural event with Renzi and Kroes, the Digital Venice Conference for a more Digital Europe. An interview with Angelo Consoli.

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

mag 9th, 2014 | By L | Category: centrale_EN

  Jeremy Rifkin, the American economist who invented and described the concepts of the Third Industrial Revolution, has recently published a new book, "The Zero Marginal Cost Society".

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

gen 20th, 2014 | By L | Category: centrale_EN

In an escalation of the auto industry's war of words over future green technologies, a senior Toyota executive singled out rival executives on Tuesday, January 14th and made a bold prediction for its hydrogen car.