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  • News The Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance now has 10 core members (Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Greenland, Ireland, Portugal, Quebec, Sweden, Wales, and Washington State), two associate members (California and New Zealand), and five "friends of BOGA" (Chile, Fiji, Finland, Italy, and Luxembourg)., (Nov 16, 2022) — BOGA is an international alliance of governments and stakeholders working together to facilitate the managed phase-out of oil and gas production, led by the governments of Denmark and Costa Rica
  • News The Permanent Citizens’ Assembly on Climate is born in Milan, (Oct 01, 2022)
  • News Italy has declared a state of emergency in five northern regions surrounding the Po River amid the worst drought in 70 years, BBC News (Jul 05, 2022)
  • News From Kerala via Argentina to Bologna, platform cooperatives are thriving (and providing solid pathways to the good life), The Daily Alternative (Jun 01, 2022)
  • News The wolf: the Italian population is increasing, (May 17, 2022) — ISPRA estimates over 3000 specimens in Italy

2020[edit | edit source]

Will cruise ships return to Venice? Oct 21[1]

Bologna pioneers a model of municipal housing cooperative, May 28[2]

Milan announces ambitious scheme to reduce car use after lockdown, Apr 21[3]

Valsamoggia: making the local visible, Apr 7[4]

2019[edit | edit source]

Venice floods: Climate change behind highest tide in 50 years, says mayor, Nov 13[5]

Italy becomes first country to require climate change studies in schools, Jun 11[6]

2018[edit | edit source]

Real Bread Campaign welcomes Italy's new fresh bread law, Dec 19[7]

Free beer (and ice cream) for cycling in Bologna, local retail services for volunteering in Newcastle-Under-Lyme. Communities can incentivise themselves, Dec 14[8]

What Italian cities can teach us about how to establish urban commons - and their value, Nov 19[9]

2017[edit | edit source]

Castelbuono, the Sicilian town where young Africans are the hope for the future, Nov 6[10]

The Italian Region Where Co-ops Produce a Third of Its GDP, Jul 5[11]

The Nidiaci Garden of Florence, an Oasis of Commoning in a Busy City, Mar 28[12]

Can Venice Save Itself? Feb 10[13]

2016[edit | edit source]

There is a renewed sense of civic participation in Italy, Dec 13[14]

Milan leads fight against food waste – with ugly fruit and Michelin-starred soup kitchens, Oct 16[15]

Italy adopts new law to slash food waste, Aug 3[16]

CO-Bologna runs towards new cooperative forms of governance of the commons: a focus on Bolognina site. Jun 15[17]

How a regulation turned Bologna's civic pride into action, Apr 12[18]

Italy passes law to make supermarkets give wasted food to charity, Mar 17[19]

2015[edit | edit source]

Italy smog: Milan bans cars for three days to fight pollution, December 24[20]

The Miracle of Mals, September 30[21]

Milan Is the Latest European City to Embrace a Car-Free Future, July 13[22]

Bologna Celebrates One Year of a Bold Experiment in Urban Commoning, June 8[23]

Milan introduces 1,000 e-bikes to city bike scheme, June 10[24]

Interviewed: Professor Christian Iaione on the City as Commons, February 17[25]

2014[edit | edit source]

CO-Mantova as the trigger for a co-cities movement, Nov 27[26]

Shaking hands with the Mayor of Bologna, November 1[27]

Siena starts the New Year as Europe's first carbon free city, January 22[28]

2011[edit | edit source]

The historical importance of the Italian referendum and victory for the water commons,[29] November 27

Can Italy carry off its plastic bag ban?[30] January 3

2010[edit | edit source]

Italy to begin ban on plastic bags in shops,[31] December 31

References[edit | edit source]

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Created November 4, 2020 by Phil Green
Modified June 9, 2023 by Felipe Schenone
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