Cut fossil ties? We don’t have the time!
From a moral standpoint, it may seem the right reflex to end collaborations between the university and the fossil industry. But that would cause unnecessary delays in the required energy transition, argue Sense Jan van der Molen, Marc Koper and Victor van der Horst.
How children find food in the Congolese jungle
Why do humans have such large brains? To answer that question, two biologists travelled to the Republic of Congo to see how children gather food in the jungle. ‘It’s impossible to survive on your own.’
Cut fossil ties? The whole room votes in favour (but the result is ‘not binding’)
What to do with the ties between the university and the fossil industry? The attendees of Wednesday’s debate on that very question unanimously agreed: sever them immediately. ‘If we continue to work together, we are complicit in the destruction of life.’