Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment


SENSE PhD Miedema: "Electrical cars won't mitigate the greenhouse effect" On 14 January 2019 SENSE PhD candidate Jan Hessels Miedema graduated on his thesis "Biomass or batteries. The role of three technological innovations in the energy transition". In the Dutch newspaper Dagblad van het Noorden he discusses the feasibility of the intention of the Dutch government that from 2030 onward only electrical cars will be sold.
Monday 11 February 2019
Scientists support school strike for climate In Europe young people take to the streets to demand more climate ambition from their governments. Based on the facts generated by climate science, the activists are quite right. Radical action is required to quickly and drastically reduce greenhouse gasses and prevent climate change to cause major changes on earth. On the day of the Dutch school strike for climate 350 Dutch scientists publish an open letter in the Dutch newspaper Trouw, titled: "Climate agreement: time for political leadership!"
Thursday 7 February 2019

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PhD graduations

Florian Beyer Microbiological and process technological aspects of nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membrane biofouling
Wageningen University, Microbiology
Graduation date: 22 February 2019

SENSE vacancies

PostDoc Waterapps, Wageningen University Application deadline: 6 March 2019