Transition to a sustainable society

The Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development is the scientific institute for sustainability research and teaching of Utrecht University. We contribute to the transition to a sustainable society through scientific excellence in a multi-disciplinary environment. 

We work in multi-disciplinary teams of four research groups: Energy and Resources, Environmental Governance, Environmental Sciences and Innovation Studies.

News

18 September 2017
According to scientists at Utrecht University, hydropower could provide enough electricity to supply almost half of the world.
29 August 2017
Martin Junginger and Gert Jan Kramer argue that solar and wind energy alone are not sufficient. They contemplates a future of clean energy and clean fuels.
4 July 2017
In sustainability research we need to join forces even more, says professor Detlef van Vuuren of Utrecht University.
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