Jessica Verheij retro

Jessica Verheij is originally from the Netherlands but has spent a major part of her life in Portugal. After having spent six months in Ghana, she lived in Amsterdam, Berlin and Stockholm, although always returning to her favorite city Lisbon. She currently lives in Bern, Switzerland, where she is working on her PhD on urban and spatial planning in relation to sustainable development.

Good Reads: The importance of care

In this edition of Good Reads, E&M editor Jessica Verheij recommends some of her favourite articles (and ...

A guide to mindful tourism

Tourism can be transformative – for travellers and destinations alike. E&M‘s Jessica Verheij outlines how ...

Greenwashing: How to trust companies to be sustainable?

Jessica Verheij highlights instances of greenwashing across several industries and urges E&M readers to ...

Summer in Lisbon: The costs of a booming tourism industry

Looking back at the summer in Lisbon and its usual flow of tourists, E&M‘s ...

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 ...