CO2 Compensation by fossil fuel industry exposed as hot air
Oil companies compensating for their emissions? „Nonsense!", says Mathieu Blondeel. „It's like buying their souls a ticket to climate heaven."
'I have often had to fight against the label 'refugee''
Wahhab Hassoo, who fled from Iraq, reached VU Amsterdam through vocational education. Now, he's on the list for parliamentary elections.
Millennial Pastor David van der Meulen: A Modern Beacon in the City
David van der Meulen isn’t a typical pastor. He doesn't align with one church and mostly connects with millennials that don’t identify with religion.
Economist Bas Jacobs: 'People keep asking me whether another financial crisis is imminent’
Economist Bas Jacobs keeps tumbling from one economic crisis into the next. „Ideally, our economies should be more resilient to major shocks."
VU lecturer Petra Verdonk: ‘Criticising your own organisation is frowned upon’
Senior lecturer Petra Verdonk is proud to call herself a climate activist and is now also fighting the climate crisis during office hours.
‘The West will have to run just to keep up with countries like China’
Philosopher and political scientist Haroon Sheikh explores the intersection between new technologies such as AI and changing global relations.