• Knowledge Lost

    – Last Update June 12, 2022 – During a webinar it became clear Diederik Samsom, the Head of the Cabinet of Euro Commissioner Frans Timmermans, has no recollection of the law of the conservation of energy. Which is a bit strange, given that Diederik studied applied physics for eight years and conservation of energy is…

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  • Senseless Shrink

    – Last Update November 12, 2023 – The Dutch government apparently still wants to force downsizing of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Despite the societal damage that the inevitable and irreversible loss of connections will cause, both in the Netherlands and in European regions, and even though this downsizing does nothing for the four objectives given for…

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  • Look, listen and see

    Activist groups block more than just highways. They generate a lot of media attention, but with their associated dogmatic positions they also block possible solutions for the -indeed- very real problems. See the shutdown of the last nuclear power plants in Germany, which -according to the Washington Post- leads to more than 20 million tons…

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