Month: October 2018


How I’m minimizing the use of plastic bottles while traveling

Wherever you go, you’ll need water to drink. I am fortunate to live in a place where clean, potable water is always available. Just open your tap, put a glass under the stream and it’s ready to drink! Actually, the Netherlands is one of the few countries where tap water isn’t chlorinated. That’s how privileged […]

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Meatless Meals #2 – The Smoothie Bowl Edition

A few years have passed since I try to avoid animal related products as much as possible. Why? Before then, I simply wasn’t aware of the effect that our food choice has on our planet. Here’s a recent article that implies it again. For me, it was an easy choice to eat alternative meals and so, […]

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A difference of half a degree — who would notice?

Monday, the 8th of October. The IPCC launched its new report on the impacts of a global warming of 1.5°C to 2°C, compared to pre-industrial levels. The Paris Agreement stated that we should aim for a maximum of 2°C, but this report shows many reasons why we should aim for a maximum of 1.5°C. A ‘small’ […]

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