“I use ‘disruptive’ in both its good and bad connotations. Disruptive scientific and technological progress is not to me inherently good or inherently evil. But its arc is for us to shape. Technology’s progress is furthermore in my judgment unstoppable. But it is quite incorrect that it unfolds inexorably according to its own internal logic and the laws of nature.”
Marinella Davide is a predoctoral research fellow on topics related to EU climate and energy policy and international negotiations. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Climate Change Management at the Ca’Foscari University of Venice, where she investigates the linkages between climate change and poverty reduction with a concerted focus on energy poverty.
Since 2010, she has been a researcher at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change. Marinella has an Advanced Master's degree in Global Environmental Protection from Tuscia University and an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Bologna.Last Updated: Oct 5, 2017, 2:20pm