Mattia Battagion

Mattia Battagion - copywriter and environmental journalist. He writes about food, cities and circular economy

David R. Montgomery: To Go Forward We Must Look Down

“What is essential is invisible to the eyes”, ‎Antoine de Saint-Exupéry wrote in the literary masterpiece The Little Prince. Soil provides 95% of our food and holds more carbon tha...

Beyond recycling: the Copenhagen Circularity Lab

Copenhagen Circularity Lab – described by its organizers as a “platform for participatory innovation towards a more circular economic model” – is a one-of-a-kind experiment that ai...

Short-Term Profits for the Few: Populism and Agribusiness in Brazil

The Amazon is on fire. We can do something. Although these are both truthful messages, they must be put into context.  Indeed, scientific data about fires has often been reported ...

Regeneration: Planting Trees is the Secret Weapon for Reversing the Climate Emergency

“When I think that a man alone, reduced to his own simple physical and moral resources, was enough to cause this land of Canaan to spring out of the desert, I do find that, after a...

Reconnecting With the Original Value of Food Through Fermentation

  We waste a third of the food we produce, and this is also because we forget where it comes from and what its real value in environmental terms is. At Noma in Copenhagen, the s...