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Shot in formation? | Many companies continue to pollute | And new name Facebook?

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Will there be some progress in the cabinet formation? The record formation is in sight. When that is broken, there is no longer any obstacle to get started. Mark Rutte, Sigrid Kaag, Wopke Hoekstra and Gert-Jan Segers report to the formation table today. Lately it was mainly their seconds. Reading tip from RTL Z for negotiators: ‘The secret behind smart training’.

Rising sea levels, extreme weather and challenges such as heat and extreme precipitation for cities. Is the climate in the Netherlands changing just as quickly and with just as great consequences as in the rest of the world? KNMI will provide the latest insights at 12:00 in Climate Mirror ’21, based on the IPCC report from August and its own research.

In any case, Dutch companies have good news, but also bad news, in the field of climate. For example, more think that they can reduce their environmental pollution to zero or almost zero before 2030. But at the same time, there are also many companies that think they will not succeed in doing so this century. A whopping 22 percent, which is much more than last year.

Was Facebook bothered by the negative news about the company in the third quarter? It is under fire, among other things, because it would do too little to keep harmful messages from platforms. We’ll know late tonight. It is also interesting whether CEO Mark Zuckerberg will announce the name of the group. Because Facebook would like a new name.

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This piece was the most shared yesterday:
While our parents often got no further than potatoes and cauliflower, we already eat bulgur, quinoa and bimi. And we get even more choice, if it’s up to food designers. What do you think of snail sausage and zwarma, for example?

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The European Parliament wants more action against letterbox companies, money laundering and tax havens following the revelations in the Pandora Papers. In a widely adopted resolution, Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra was also emphatically beaten.

And this you may have missed this weekend:
Ching ching. A whistleblower who provided key information about the Libor affair has been rewarded €172 million from US regulators!!! That’s a record.

This could come along at the coffee machine:

Good day!

ps Correspondent Olaf Koens ended up in a hotel room with a strange woman during a weekend away, and also writes it down.

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