Scientists from Utrecht University are reporting in the climate blog of the NRC on their research in the field of sustainability. They are united around the strategic theme Pathways to Sustainability.
Engineers should not only be studying the climate, they also have a duty to work with sociologists in identifying ways to implement their recommendations....
Scientists are often enraged at the quality of the public debate, Appy Sluijs writes. But that debate is about more than just facts.
We need to act very soon against the plastic debris in the ocean. But not without scientific evidence, argues Erik van Sebille.
From now on, let’s only build no-regret waterworks, argues Peter Kuipers Munneke.
Climate change is also a matter of ethics, argues Ingrid Robeyns.
Banks and pension funds are still not taking sufficient account of the risks of climate change, writes Mark Sanders.
Many innovative solutions to climate change are not put to use because we do not know how to apply them properly.