Sergio Costa is the new Italian Minister of the Environment; he was nominated on the 1st of June of this year. He is considered one of the technical ministers of the 65th Italian government, composed by the populist party Movimento 5 Stelle and the right wing conservative and localist party Lega, led by Matteo Salvini, which together have formed a government agreement founded on a programme alliance. This 59-year-old man is quiet and has a political aplomb, Costa covered the role of Regional Commandant of the Campania Region’s Forest Carabinieri and was always in the frontline of the battles against the Terra dei Fuochi (Land of Fires) and eco-mafias*. The minister released an exclusive interview with Renewable Matter, in order to take stock of the situation on was...