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Jessica Verheij is originally from the Netherlands but has spent a major part of her life in Portugal. She studied International Relations in Lisbon and Human Geography in Amsterdam. After having lived in Ghana and later in Berlin, she moved to Stockholm to take a Msc. degree in Urban Planning. She is now back in Lisbon where she is developing her interest in urban and spatial planning in relation to environmental concerns.

How ‘green’ will this green wave be?

Following the results of the European elections, E&M‘s Jessica Verheij wonders how much the ...

Walking the talk at COP24

As the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on ...

Lisbon is hot.

Or, as the current mayor of Lisbon, Fernando Medina, has stated repeatedly over the ...

What goes around… comes around?

Jessica Verheij asks whether it’s possible to travel in a sustainable way, and what ...

Europe’s full house

This article is about rising rents in European cities. Probably, most of you reading ...

Green in the grey: Making a difference with urban farming

Since a few months, I am living in Utrecht. Utrecht is a centrally-located city ...

Europe’s war against populism

I am writing this article in the aftermath of the Dutch elections held on ...

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The power of Angela Merkel

It’s the Monday after elections day. Yesterday Berliners had the chance to vote for ...