Born in 1981, he mainly studied in Bologna, where he completed his Bachelor’s degree in communication and journalism, before a Master’s degree in geography and territorial processes. In 2007 he was awarded a certificate in cartography by the University of Wisconsin–Madison, in the United States. He then returned to Bologna and began historical research into climate change, leading to the completion of his PhD in 2013.
Since 2009 he has been the main writer for Bioecogeo, a newspaper that focuses on climate, energy, the green economy and biodiversity. In 2011 he began working with Il Sole 24 Ore and the TuttoGreen magazine of La Stampa and in 2013 he became a consultant for Progetto Manifattura about the circular economy and the green economy.
Since 2018 he has been editor-in-chief of Renewable Matter, an environmental magazine specialised in bio-economics and the circular economy, while in 2017 he became a consultant for the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation.
He has won numerous prizes, including the Innovation in Development Reporting grant programme (four times, from 2013 to 2016), as well as a fellowship at Middlebury College (Vermont) for environmental journalism in 2011.
His publications include Che Cosa è L’Economia Circolare [What’s Circular Economy?] (published by Edizioni Ambiente, 2016) and L’Atlante Geopolitico dell’Acqua [Geopolitical Atlas of Water] (Hoepli, 2019).