City council urges B&W to control the consequences of energy poverty and inflation for residents

City council urges B&W to control the consequences of energy poverty and inflation for residents

THE HOGELAND – The city council unanimously approved B&W’s plans for next year’s budget. These plans – called the Framework Memorandum – indicate how the council of b. and W. plan to fill in the housekeeping book next year and the years after. All factions were concerned about the consequences of the energy crisis for … Read more

Zeeland fertilizer factory wants to hide CO2 under the Norwegian seabed. Does that work?

Zeeland fertilizer factory wants to hide CO2 under the Norwegian seabed.  Does that work?

People who live in Zeeland are undoubtedly familiar with them: the white plumes that come out of Yara’s fertilizer factory every day. Yara is one of the largest greenhouse gas emitters in the Netherlands. It makes ammonia, the basic raw material for fertilizer, and that chemical process creates pure CO2 as a by-product. A large … Read more

‘Beautiful’ summers are a thing of the past, climate psychologists say: ‘We have to name things as they are’

'Beautiful' summers are a thing of the past, climate psychologists say: 'We have to name things as they are'

Many people think it’s ‘nice’ weather this summer, but is that it? The consequences – such as extreme drought – are becoming more noticeable every day. Climate psychologists therefore believe that we should look at it differently. “The urgency must become clear.” Newspaper headlines about ‘beautiful’ and ‘tropical’ temperatures, accompanied by photos of beautiful beaches … Read more