Climate conference COP25 is taking place in Madrid until Saturday 14 December. The challenges are immense: the urgency of climate change is being felt more and more, but we are nowhere near peaking our worldwide carbon emissions. Increasingly, young people around the globe are no longer accepting this lack of action. They want more ambitious[…]
By admin Uncategorized Dec 09, 2019
Last Thursday, we had the pleasure of hosting an energy and sustainability pub quiz with the youth organisation KEK. Together with 40 highly motivated and enthusiastic people in 6 teams, we had to remember, calculate and guess answers to questions relating to the five Dutch climate agreement themes. After a nerve-wrecking impromptu question between two[…]
On 12 September YES-DC will host a lecture on nuclear energy, specifically on the potential of thorium reactors. Thorium-based nuclear reactors are often proposed as an alternative to conventional nuclear energy because of its resource abundance, high energy intensity and improved safety. Nuclear energy is currently the most controversial energy source in the debate on[…]
On 28 August YES-DC will host its annual summer meet-up, an informal get together for older and newer members to get to know each other better! We will provide food and drinks, as well as an interactive programme to stimulate networking and discussion. Will we see you there? Stay tuned for more info!
Last Wednesday, 3rd of July, YES-DC organised an event about data science and energy transition. We had three inspiring speakers: Paul Suijkerbuik from the Dutch/European government talked about the importance of open data sharing, Hubert Spruijt from Senfal told us more about his work with energy trading and Florijn de Graaf from Spectral shared some examples of implementing cutting-edge smart grid[…]