What it means to work at one of the most sustainable offices in the world

Earlier this spring, EVBox moved in to one of the most sustainable buildings in the world— EDGE Olympic. Little did we know, our move became one of the greatest love stories of modern time. 

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We need clear skies to see the rainbow

We don’t mean to brag, but we’re well on our way here in Amsterdam. Our hometown has been prioritizing its air quality over the past decade, introducing low-emission zones, electric public transportation, and increasing the number of charging points for electric vehicles to 2,500 and counting. All of it to keep Amsterdam’s skies crystal clear—the perfect backdrop for a rainbow.

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How Formula E is helping change the perception of driving electric

Very few people have ever plugged in an electric vehicle and powered it up ready for action. For sure, we read about them every day but, truth be told, what Electric Vehicles (aka EV's) are all about remains a mystery for most...

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A sustainable business is a circular business

Chances are you own an H&M T-shirt and a Philips light bulb. What these two have in common is that they're both the product of something called "circular economy". Here's how it works, and why it's so important—for every business, including our own.

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A letter to the future citizens of this world

Petrol station. Soon, these words will make their way to your history books—and that’s a great thing. Gas stations are used to fill up traditional car engines with fossil fuels, such as gasoline and diesel. But now that electric cars are expected to make up 54% of global car sales by 2040, chances are that you won’t need to ever use a petrol station.

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How to lose emissions in 10 days

Am I willing to do what it takes to reduce my carbon footprint by 80% in the next year? It’s the biggest question my co-worker Tim came home with from his expedition to the North Pole. And it’s probably the most important question we need to ask ourselves in order to slow down climate change — before it’s too late.

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My Time in Spitsbergen, North Pole

“We are basically screwed, but thank God for optimism.”  That’s how my trip to Spitsbergen started. Sitting next to a European Space Agency climate scientist, having a cheerful discussion about the future of our planet. I had the privilege of joining the Dutch Financial sector on their trip to the Spitsbergen, led by Bernice Notenboom — the last person to travel to the North Pole by sled.
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Finding a way out – Southampton Geothermal Heating Company

What do you do when your city is ranked the fourth most unfavorable place to live in in the UK? You look at the causes, you understand your situation, and you take action, right?

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CleanTechnica Reports: A Glimpse Into Future Mobility

The future. The woman looks back at her home and smiles as she takes in the early morning sun, remembering that the sun brings her all the power she needs for her home and her vehicle, thanks to the solar cells built into the tiles of the roof.

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Earth Day: The Start of My Climate Expedition to the North Pole

In the last year, the world has reached a global climate agreement, renewable energy like solar and wind is now cheaper than fossil fuel-based electricity in many parts of the world. Meanwhile, Hurricane Harvey and Irma made landfall last year, causing a staggering $306 billion worth of damage, and making 2017 the most expensive year on record for disasters. 

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