Category: Water-Energy-Food

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On speed-skating, climate change and that huge Heineken beer…

Perhaps unnoticed to the rest of the world’s Twitter community the Dutch had some fun this weekend about our international reputation for speed-skating. NBC’s Katie Couric covered the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics and informed the waiting world why the Dutch win so many medals at speed-skating. Her explanation: skating is an important mode of transportation in the Netherlands...

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Environmental challenges in the media

A number of articles and reports were published this week about the huge challenges that we are facing on our small planet. It is too much to digest in one weekend, especially the more than 300 pages of the interesting third ‘Turn Down The Heat’ report of the World Bank. Here are some analyses and statistics that you don’t want...