ECCO in the media

Italy’s green moment

Mario Draghi is lending legitimacy to an issue that’s been ignored for years in Italian politics.

ROME — For too many years, “green” has been a neglected, and even derogatory, term in Italian politics. This may finally be starting to change. 

Despite an active civil society and a vibrant sustainable business community, the lack of political leadership on green issues and the media’s failure to report on climate change in a consistent way meant that Italy’s green politics never really took off.

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