Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development

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

22 February 2017
To structurally reduce CO₂ emissions in the aviation sector, sustainably produced biofuels are essential, say Utrecht University researchers.
25 January 2017
Utrecht University scientists found that by burning wood pellets made of wood residue, climate benefits can be achieved within six years.
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22 December 2016
Multidisciplinary team receives NWO Complexity in Transport and Logistics grant
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Events

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15 March 2017 12:00 - 17:00
During this symposium, a range of speakers from inside and outside the academy will shed light on the latest developments in the field of sharing economy.
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Sustainability

Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development