Dutch climate change professor Guus Velders was named as one of the most influential people on the planet in the Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential list. He is the only Dutch person to make it onto the list.
It seems that Leonardo DiCaprio is going Dutch in his new love interest. The 41 year old Oscar winning actor was spotted spending time with 19-year-old Dutch model Chelsey Weimar.
Jordan Belfort, who became internationally famous after Leonardo DiCaprio portrayed him in the 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street, feels that the Wall Street of the years preceding the 2008 financial crisis, is worse than the Wall Street of the eighties.
In Amsterdam, thousands of people took part in an international effort to raise awareness for climate change. Sunday saw more than 150 countries take part in the Peoples Climate March, calling on the political leaders to make more effort to take better care of the planet, the NOS reports.
The global rage of the Ice Bucket Challenge has made its mark in ALS donations, and ALS Nederland is feeling the generosity as well. In August alone, the foundation has received more than 14,000 donations, compared to 200 donations every month, the NOS reports.