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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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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5 EV Forecasts from the Energy Industry

What happens when you put hundreds of EV advocates in one place? The world’s biggest eMobility brainstorm. Over 500 participants tackled 4 pressing topics from the industry at rEVolution this year. The results were creative, yet concrete! 

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Think twice before you get that petrol car

The growth of the electric car industry today is much like how WiFi emerged a few decades ago. In the beginning, only a handful of leaders had the courage to offer the technology. But soon, other telecom companies had to keep up and provide WiFi too. 

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5 Game-Changing eMobility Technologies Unveiled at CES 2018

For those who don’t know, CES is the largest consumer electronics expo in the world, and every year, all the coolest and most cutting-edge products are out on display. And this year was no exception. 

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Solving the biggest questions about future mobility

Would you rather have your pizza delivered by a drone or a self-driving car? That’s how we broke the ice during EVS30 and eMove360 in Germany last month. The consensus was clear: people want a self-driving car with an actual person, who will be able to walk up the stairs, and bring the pizza right to their doorsteps. We were blown away by how people were actually thinking this through...

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The tipping point of electric mobility is here

The truth is, “electric cars” has always been a heavily Googled search term, whether it be those electric toy cars for the kids, or the grownup version. The search term hit its peak in 2008, right when Tesla launched its first electric car – the Tesla Roadster. In the past few months, we’ve seen a slight increase in search popularity, yet it hasn’t managed to reach the peak of 2008.

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Why now’s the best time to apply for a clean tech job

Ever since garages became a thing in Silicon Valley, an endless array of businesses have sprung up promising “to make the world a better place”. Now that President Trump has announced to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Agreement, it appears that we need businesses like these more than ever.

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6 Biggest things to happen to mobility before 2030

Predicting the future is a risky practice. The tumultuous turn of events and the fast-paced evolution of technology can make it quite tough for anyone to predict how an industry or human behaviour will change over time.

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