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...
@alexanderverbeek @alex_verbeek Alexander Verbeek Alex Verbeek Amazon Anthropocene Arctic Brazil California carbon Chernobyl children China climate climate change conflict drought environment EPA Fellowship food global warming IPCC NASA nature Northern Sea Route Planetary Security reindeer science SCMP security soil São Paulo Tom Crowther travel Twitter U.S. University Wageningen war water wildlife WorldBank Yale Yale World Fellows
Search on this site
Tweets from @alex_verbeek
@alex_verbeek @Alex_Verbeek: 👓 The governments of Sweden and Denmark may have different ways of dealing with the pandemic. But they do both listen t…
@alex_verbeek @Alex_Verbeek: 👓 Hospital staff in NYC is facing shortages of critical equipment. At Elmhurst hospital people have died in the emerg…
@alex_verbeek @Alex_Verbeek: 🇺🇸 When a president ignores science, expert advice, and the health risks for those that elected him, the people will pa…