Simone Fant

COP27, farmers demand funds for food security

Fires, floods, desertification and prolonged droughts. These are all extreme weather events that threaten the food security of the entire planet. Therefore, funds and adaptation me...

Polysilicon: the Chinese domain that violates Uyghur rights

Just by looking carefully at a handful of sand, and armed with a magnifying glass, sparkling, spiky grains can be seen. That is quartz sand, or silicon in its oxidized state. Count...

For a more Sustainable and Traceable Olive Oil: Monini's Journey

Olive cultivation is showing itself to be particularly vulnerable to the effects of the climate crisis. The supply chain, therefore, needs to rethink its production model, one that...

Ukraine: all lithium reserves and mineral resources in war zones

Geologists call it the Ukrainian shield. That land in the middle which starts from the northern border with Belarus up to the shores of the Azov Sea, in the south of Donbass. Accor...

The world is craving lithium, and geothermal could relieve it. But at what impact?

Cesano is a small town located in the volcanic region of the Sibillini mountains, near Rome. In 1975 Enel discovered a geothermal fluid in the roots of this land that is particular...

Recycling Covid masks: here are those who attempt it around the world

Sanitary masks have been keeping us company for almost two years now. Every day we buy them, we wear them to protect us from the virus, and finally we throw them away when they exh...

Rockwool: Circular and Fireproof Insulation

The construction sector, also thanks to recent regulatory provisions, is decisively directing its efforts toward circularity. Rockwool products can provide an important contributio...

Predictive maintenance: predicting the future while saving resources

An error, a failure, a sudden malfunction. Imagining the unexpected is the goal of the predictive maintenance system that provides manufacturing companies with a prediction of a fu...