Photo Story: Students March to Take Actions Against Climate Change

February 18, 2019 Students March to Take Actions Against Climate Change Lucia Masip / The Amsterdammer About 200 students protested last Thursday, on February 14, in Dam Square as part of an international mobilisation to call for governments to take more drastic actions against climate change. This was the second time the civil society group […]

UvA Green Office Hosts its First Independent Lecture Event of 2019

Last Wednesday, February 6, more than 30 students attended the UvA Green Office event ‘Sustainable Transport: Innovations in Amsterdam’ at CREA’s theatre. The event was the office’s first independently-produced event of the year. Addressing the audience were Cornelia Dinca, founder of the consultancy Sustainable Amsterdam and delegation lead of the municipal organization Amsterdam Smart City, […]

‘‘Dumpster Diving’’ in Amsterdam

Supermarkets, we all know them, we all use them, yet very few of us ever question the processes behind them. In a city like Amsterdam, large supermarkets are one of the main suppliers for our daily food. Whenever we step through the glass sliding doors to buy our groceries, the shelves are full and stocked […]