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

Als trump uit het klimaatakkoord stapt
26 May 2017
An interview with Professor Detlef van Vuuren about the G-7 conference that starts today. Will Trump step out of the Paris Agreement?
logo inside out
10 May 2017
Woningcorporatie Bo-Ex onderzoekt in het consortium “Inside Out” hoe haar hoogbouwflats energieleverend gemaakt kunnen worden.
Afbeelding van zonnepaneel
24 April 2017
The new cabinet has to make a big step towards sustainability quickly. Ninety professors write this in an open letter.
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