“Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty." 

- Albert Einstein


We're a not-for-profit initiative advocating for topics that matter whilst innovating wider socio-ethical impact, planetary change and acknowledgement. 


We raise awareness for topics such as; sustainability, science, sentience, nature, environment, health, nutrition, mental health, mindfulness and more.


In recent times, we have faced challenges unlike any in recorded human history, and as a collective are now faced with humanity's cumulative mistakes inherited from many generations.

The time for change is now. It is now time to acknowledge and adapt to a better, fairer and more sustainable way of living.

Founder | Ellis Jackson

Editor | Kate Byng-Hall

Climate Change Added to Italy's School Curriculum

Writer Ben Dolbear Investigates Italy's new Climate Conscious Curricular

Photo by Geronimo Giqueaux

Italy has become the first country in the world to include lessons on climate change to the school curriculum.

State schools will, from the academic year beginning September 2020, be mandated to dedicate at least one hour of classes each week to sustainability and climate, regardless of class grade.

The move follows a year of changing attitudes in Italy. On 15 March, young environmentalists put the country in the world spotlight after drawing 475,000 people, many of whom had skipped school, to the first global climate strike in the streets of Rome, Milan, Turin, Florence, Naples, Bologna and Bari.

Education minister Lorenzo Fioramonti has said of the updated curriculum that, 'sustainable development is the greatest challenge that our generation is facing', pointing out that the youth around the world have taken a lead on this issue.

The news comes at a time when record flooding has brought misery to Venice and an estimated recovery bill of £800 million. Water levels in the city remain at the highest levels in half a century, with local authorities declaring a state of emergency.

Last week Venice Council offices were flooded moments after representatives rejected a plan to fight climate change in the city. Curriculum changes are not only focused on the new sustainability classes. In addition to this, the traditional core subjects from geography to mathematics will be taught from the perspective of sustainable development.

Mr Fioramonti commented, "The entire ministry [of education] is being changed to make sustainability and climate the centre of the education model. I want to make the Italian education system the first education system that puts the environment and society at the core of everything we learn in school". Whilst a curriculum to reflect the climate crisis is crucial, however, some activists have expressed concern that the changes do not pervade the entirety of society.

Climate change classes are just one step in a cultural shift in Italy which has seen support for plastic taxes and school climate strikes surge.

Edoardo Zanchini, vice president of Legambiente, Italy’s leading environmental group, said that climate responsibility should not just be passed on to children, commenting, "Science tells us the next 10 years are crucial. We cannot wait for the next generation". This reflects words from Greta Thunberg at September's UN climate summit during which she said, "I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean".

We are a conscious publication and platform providing social-ethical insight and acknowledgement about topics that matter. Ethical insight, one place. We are non-profit and funded by readers like you. | To support our work and journalism, please donate.




Name: The Truprint Group  Account: 37701460   

Sort code: 30-90-89

or PayPal

Our mission is to help society stay informed and much more

All proceeds generated go towards not-for-profit projects and initiatives

Our volunteers care about supporting 

people and the planet

Stay informed by subscribing today.

By subscribing, you're agreeing to our privacy policy.

Based in

Powered by advocates

  • Spotify
  • Twitter
  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Instagram Icon
  • White LinkedIn Icon

The informative hub for socio-ethical impact and acknowledgement.

Photo by Marina Vitale

Read. Listen. Advocate.

The Truprint Group ©

27 Old Gloucester Street, London, United Kingdom, WC1N 3AX 

Created by Tru. ©

Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Company Number: 11188091

Terms, Conditions and Policies.

  • White Spotify Icon
  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Instagram Icon
  • White LinkedIn Icon
  • White Pinterest Icon


We are a project and trademark of The Truprint Group a Community Interest Company | CIC.