Welcome on the Shift blog. Since 2014, I bring you climate change news and insights and showcase solutions to tackle the climate challenge. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay tuned and explore the archives.

My work covers the following topics:

Earth & climate — Articles focusing on the current and future state of our planet and its climate. We explore the causes and consequences of anthropogenic climate change.

Energy — Energy is the driver behind our modern society. If we want to move towards a sustainable society, energy in the form of clean heating, transport, and electricity provision are key.

Policy — Climate change is a systemic and structural problem. Individual actions are important, but not enough. We need governmental action to solve the climate crisis.

Solutions — So… how are we going to solve the climate challenge? A lot of smart and innovative people have come up with a plethora of solutions. Get inspired!

Cities — By 2050, about 75% of world’s population will live in cities. Cities play a key role in developing resilient and sustainable societies.

The ABC of climate change — Educate yourself on climate science and sustainability with these short articles explaining important concepts and terms.

Photo of the week — During the first year of blogging, I posted a picture with a story every week. I currently put the series on hold to focus on longer in-depth articles.