Fondato da Enzo Tiezzi, il gruppo di ecodinamica è un'equipe di ricercatori del Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche, della Terra e dell'Ambiente, con l'obiettivo di promuovere soluzioni per uno sviluppo duraturo e sostenibile./ Founded by Enzo Tiezzi, the Ecodynamics Group is a research team in the Dept. of Earth, Environmental and Physical Sciences aimed at prompting sustainable development solutions.
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The double pyramid food & environment

The double pyramid food & environment

Title: The Double Pyramid Food & Environment Type: research project Timeframe: 2011-2012 Objective and outcomes: Qual è l’impatto ambientale delle nostre abitudini alimentari? Il Barilla Centre for Food & Nutrition ha sviluppato una ricerca in collaborazione con EG per rispondere a questa domanda. Il risultato è stato l’elaborazione di una doppia piramide, ovvero una “piramide...
Welfare and Sustainability in an urban system - the Genuine Progress Indicator of Rome Metropolitan area (2001-2011)

Welfare and Sustainability in an urban system – the Genuine Progress Indicator of Rome Metropolitan area (2001-2011)

The Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare (ISEW) and the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI).

The Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare (ISEW) and the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI).

Preamble Since a few years, a movement called “Beyond GDP”, also promoted by the European Union, exists (see http://ec.europa.eu/environment/beyond_gdp/index_en.html). It is inspired by the need of expanding our knowledge and capacity of producing right indicators beyond a mere economic dimension. The Ecodynamics Group has been developing and calculating the ISEW – Index of Sustainable Economic...
Greenhouse gas emission accounting of the integrated waste management system in Siena.

Greenhouse gas emission accounting of the integrated waste management system in Siena.

Ecodynamics Group developed a research project in collaboration with Siena AmbienteS.p.A., the waste operator in the Province ofSiena. The project includedasystematic accountingof the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissionsgeneratedby the waste treatment and disposal plants managed by Siena Ambiente S.p.A. Aim:The aim of the project is to identify actions to reduce the GHG emissionsof the integratedwaste managementsystem...
Hard Evidence: meat means emissions – so which countries are doing the most damage?

Hard Evidence: meat means emissions – so which countries are doing the most damage?

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions created by humans are a primary cause of global warming. While carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels and changes in land use make up the largest share of these emissions, non-CO2greenhouse gases such as methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) contribute substantially to overall warming and livestock – and...
The Ecosystem Services: the riches of a natural park in Salento (Apulia-Italy)

The Ecosystem Services: the riches of a natural park in Salento (Apulia-Italy)

  Protected areas are fundamental providers of several goods and services, named as Ecosystem Services (ESs), which are essential for sustaining our life, as well as every economic activity. In the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (2005), the most important international work on ESs assessment, they are defined as “all the benefits that people obtain, directly or...
A Rampant Garden in Siena

A Rampant Garden in Siena

Sulla base dei risultati ottenuti da monitoraggi e valutazioni di sistemi di giardino verticale, nell’ambito del progetto GREENED, Ecodynamics Group, insieme con SUNDAR Italia srl e Indaco2 srl, propone un’iniziativa per Siena che consiste in un progetto pilota di installazione, monitoraggio e valutazione di un sistema di giardino verticale (Living Wall – LW) sulle facciate dell’edificio...
THE ENVIRONMENTAL LABEL OF WINE. Do we know whether the wine we drink is sustainable or not?

THE ENVIRONMENTAL LABEL OF WINE. Do we know whether the wine we drink is sustainable or not?

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